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From:Peter Brawley Date:March 22 2007 4:32pm
Subject:Re: Finding a record in a result set
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 >I want to do a query of all employees from Maine, ordered by hiring date,
 >and figure out where Joe falls in that list. (i.e. which record number 
is he?)

If 'Joe' is a unique name LOL...

SELECT 1 + COUNT(*)
FROM employees
WHERE name <> 'Joe' AND state = 'MA' AND hiredate < <datevalue>;

PB

James Tu wrote:
> Is there some quick way to do the following in MySQL?  (I know I can 
> use PHP to search through the result set, but I wanted to see if 
> there's a quick way using some sort of query)
>
> Let's say I know that Joe is from Maine.
> I want to do a query of all employees from Maine, ordered by hiring 
> date, and figure out where Joe falls in that list. (i.e. which record 
> number is he?)
>
> -James
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Finding a record in a result setJames Tu22 Mar
  • Re: Finding a record in a result setPeter Brawley22 Mar
    • Re: Finding a record in a result setRolando Edwards22 Mar
    • RE: Finding a record in a result setJerry Schwartz22 Mar
      • Re: Finding a record in a result setFrancesco Riosa23 Mar
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  • Re: Finding a record in a result setRolando Edwards22 Mar
  • Re: Finding a record in a result setMaciej Dobrzanski24 Mar
    • Re: Finding a record in a result setJames Tu26 Mar
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  • Re: Finding a record in a result setJames Tu4 Apr
    • RE: Finding a record in a result setJerry Schwartz4 Apr
      • Re: Finding a record in a result setDan Buettner4 Apr
        • Re: Finding a record in a result setJames Tu4 Apr
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