It isn't in one statement, but what about, after you get your zip code
select * from table where zip < yourzip order by zip desc limit 5
select * from table where zip > yourzip order by zip limit 5
On Monday, July 22, 2002, at 12:53 PM, Jan Peuker wrote:
> sorry for my bad earlier explanation.
> What I want to do is, select the 10(say, a value) nearest values to a given
> number. The easiest way would be "near 5" shows 1..10. The problem is, the
> number should affect rows, not values, because values are not unique nor
> order. What I want to do is a query like "SELECT code FROM zip WHERE
> zip=12345 SURROUND 5,5" or "SURROUND 10". At the moment, I create a new
> table w/ an autoincrement and do a select...insert, then I select first the
> id and then id-5 and id+5. This a a) very slow and redundant b) afaik not
> very safe.
> Thanks a lot,
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