Mogens Melander wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2007 07:15, Richard Kurth wrote:
>> How would I find the next id and the prev id in sql statement like the one
>> below. The id number is not going to be in order so I can't do a < or >
>> limit 1 on the search
>> SELECT id FROM contacts WHERE category = '5' AND subcategory = '1' AND
>> members_id= '8' ORDER BY lastname
> The PHP variant could look like (prev id):
> SELECT id FROM contacts
> WHERE category = '5'
> AND subcategory = '1'
> AND members_id= '8'
> AND lastname < $_POST['lastname']
> ORDER BY lastname
> LIMIT 1;
I forgot to say earlier: my article is about finding both next and previous records in
a single query. I don't know if this is what you need or not but I assumed it was.