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From:Christian Mack Date:September 15 1999 6:50pm
Subject:Re: Help with MySQL Select Stmt
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LBFan9911@stripped wrote:
> I'm not sure if I'm posting this right, so if this is the wrong place to do
> this just delete this email.
> I have a question about MySQL select statements.  I have a web site that
> interfaces with a large quantity of records.  I want to do a keyword search.
> The results I want to order in the order of how many keywords were matched.
> So if 3 keywords are entered and all three are found, it displays these
> first, then it displays the ones where less than 3 were found.
> I was trying to do two searches.  One with an AND - (field1 LIKE "%keyword1%"
> && field1 LIKE "%keyword2%").   Then I thought I would do the same type of
> SELECT using the OR function.  The problem is I get duplicates from the first
> select statement that I don't want.
> Can I do something like:
> select * from my_table where field1 like "%keyword1%" && id not in (select
> id
> from my_table where field1 like "%keyword1%" && field1 like "%keyword2%");
> I am sure there is a better way but I do not have much experience beyond the
> basic SQL statements.
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
> Repectfully,
> Jaymes H. Sorbel

Hi Jaymes

You suggest the solution yourself.
First get the result for all ANDed and remember their IDs.
Then do an:
	field1 LIKE "%keyword1% 
	AND id NOT IN ( remembered_list_komma_seperated )


Help with MySQL Select StmtLBFan991115 Sep
  • Re: Help with MySQL Select StmtChristian Mack15 Sep
  • Re: Help with MySQL Select StmtMartin Ramsch16 Sep