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From:Ian Simpson Date:July 25 2008 3:14pm
Subject:RE: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a select
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Hi David,

Try

Select company, state, sales, sum(sales) / sales as percent
>From Sales GROUP BY company, state;

Not sure if you always want to group by state; if each company exists in
only one state then the group by is irrelevant, if not then it will give
you the by-state breakdown.



On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 10:53 -0400, David Ruggles wrote:
> I get:
> Error Code : 1140
> Mixing of GROUP columns (MIN(),MAX(),COUNT(),...) with no GROUP columns is
> illegal if there is no GROUP BY clause
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> David Ruggles
> CCNA MCSE (NT) CNA A+
> Network Engineer	Safe Data, Inc.
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> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ananda Kumar [mailto:anandkl@stripped] 
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 10:37 AM
> To: David Ruggles
> Cc: mysql
> Subject: Re: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a select
> 
> 
> yes, u can use the below sql.
> 
> regards
> anandkl
> 
> 
> On 7/25/08, David Ruggles <david@stripped> wrote:
> >
> > I may be approaching this all wrong, but I need to know a percentage of
> > total sales within a select statement.
> >
> > So I can do something like this:
> > Select company, state, sales, sum(sales) / sales as percent
> > From Sales
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > David Ruggles
> > CCNA MCSE (NT) CNA A+
> > Network Engineer        Safe Data, Inc.
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Thread
How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a selectDavid Ruggles25 Jul
  • Re: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a selectAnanda Kumar25 Jul
    • RE: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a selectDavid Ruggles25 Jul
      • RE: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a selectIan Simpson25 Jul
      • RE: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a selectJerry Schwartz25 Jul
  • Re: How do I (can I) use aggregate functions inside a selectwalter harms25 Jul