Chris W wrote:
> I often find that I have more than one column in a tale that is an
> integer ID used to join to a lookup table. If there is only one Join to
> do it is to do something like this....
> SELECT t.data, l.group
> FROM table t JOIN lookuptable l USING (groupID)
> WHERE whatever
> however if I need to join more than one that syntax wont work because
> the second join will be trying to join to the first lookup table no the
> main table. Is there a way around this or do I need to just do joins
> using this syntax....
> SELECT x, y, z
> FROM table t, lookupA la, lookupB lb
> WHERE t.aID = a.aID AND t.bID = b.bID
You can use ON clauses and explicitly qualify which table the columns