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From:Peter Brawley Date:November 28 2006 3:24pm
Subject:Re: Simple doubt
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SELECT DISTINCT a,b,c,d,e FROM tbl;

Renish wrote:
> How abt to return the distinct rows?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Brawley" 
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> To: "Renish" <koshy.renish@stripped>; <mysql@stripped>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 11:48 AM
> Subject: Re: Simple doubt
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>
>> >But if I do like this..
>> >select distinct store, price from Item
>> >will both become distinct?
>>
>> SELECT DISTINCT returns one result row per distinct _result_ row 
>> (which will be the same as 'per distinct table row' only if all table 
>> columns are selected).
>>
>> >The questiion is How will capture the entries
>> >which are entered more than once...
>>
>> The set of repeated result rows is the set of result rows discarded 
>> by SELECT DISTINCT. Which do you want to return, the distinct rows, 
>> or the dupes?
>>
>> PB
>>
>>
>> Renish wrote:
>>>
>>> But if I do like this..
>>> select distinct store, price from Item
>>>
>>> will both become distinct?
>>>
>>> How can I make only one distinct ie "store" distinct
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Brawley" 
>>> <peter.brawley@stripped>
>>> To: "Renish" <koshy.renish@stripped>
>>> Cc: <mysql@stripped>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 11:18 AM
>>> Subject: Re: Simple doubt
>>>
>>>
>>>> SELECT DISTINCT ...
>>>>
>>>> Renish wrote:
>>>>> Gurus,
>>>>>
>>>>> How do I go about to selecting an item which is repeated more than 
>>>>> one in a field in a table.
>>>>>
>>>>> For example
>>>>>
>>>>> Item table
>>>>>
>>>>> Mango
>>>>> Orange
>>>>> Carrot
>>>>> Papaya
>>>>> Mango
>>>>> Mango
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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