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From:Steve Edberg Date:December 5 2002 11:43pm
Subject:Re: Limit and Order by
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At 2:00 PM -0800 12/5/02, Michelle de Beer wrote:
>How can I limit the result after the "order by" has
>been executed? This stops efter 100 rows and the
>result is not as I intended...
>Select * from mytable ORDER by total desc limit 0, 100
>Must this be done in PHP?

Perhaps you could tell us what you DO intend? Because the statement 
above does indeed limit the results to the highest 100 totals - the 
limit is done after the order by.


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Limit and Order byMichelle de Beer5 Dec
Re: Limit and Order bySteve Edberg6 Dec
RE: Limit and order byJohn Coder6 Dec