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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  10:06:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi everyone,

I know what I need to get for my SQL but with this, I am not returning many results. It touches 4 tables and a bit beyond me, yet I need to get it done. Here is my current SQL.

t1.QUOTE as Quote,
t3.NUM as C_NUM,
from table1 t1, table2 t2, table3 t3 , table t4
t1.randField='GOOD' and
t1.field2 = 'Y' and
t1.CREATED>=to_date('2013-01-01', 'YYYY-MM-DD') and
(t1.FLG is null or t1.FLG='N') and

t1.ID=t2.ROW_ID and
t2.FK_ID1=t3.ROW_ID and


Order by t1.CREATED;

Basically, I have 4 tables (t1,t2,t3,t4) I want to display values from each based on the other tables. I want to display (Quote, field1, field2, date2, date2) from table 1.

However I need to go to table 2, to get a value and then to table 3 to find the value, then to table 4 as well..

Can anyone clear this up for me?

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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  01:04:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SELECT T1.Col1, T2.Col1, T3.Col1 (any Column from t1,T2,T3,T4) FROM
BaseTable T1
JOIN 1stTable T2 ON T1.MappingClumn1 == T2.MappingColumn1 AND T1.MappingClumn2 == T2.MappingColumn2 (Can Add n number cond between T1 & T2)
JOIN 2ndTable T3 ON T1.MappingClumn1 == T3.MappingColumn1 AND T2.MappingClumn2 == T3.MappingColumn2 (Can Add n number cond between T1 & T2 & T3 (T3 must in conditions))
JOIN 2ndTable T4 ON T1.MappingClumn1 == T4.MappingColumn1 AND T2.MappingClumn2 == T4.MappingColumn2 (Can Add n number cond between T1 & T2 & T3 & T4 (T4 must in conditions))
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Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  01:54:39  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
First question is whether there's a one - to - one relationship between all tables. Are they any cases where one of table may not have matches. If thats true, then you need to use OUTER JOIN (LEFT/RIGHT/FULL depending on your requirement) rather than INNER JOIN to get this working


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