October 22nd, 2003, 05:44 PM
Anybody know how to get the last entry in a row depending on the max number of another entry in the same table. These are the 2 tables:
Problem: i have a number of same classId in status table but i only want the one that 1. matches the highest statusId number and 2. matches a classId entry in the class table
I can only seem to get all of the classId back in statusId that match class classId.
selecting max(classId) in a subquery doesn't seem to work?
Is my thinking wrong - can this be done by comparing classId in 2 tables and a subquery for the max??
It must be straightforward, but i'm stumped!
October 22nd, 2003, 06:13 PM
SELECT classId, MAX(statusId)
FROM Status WITH (NOLOCK)
GROUP BY classId
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October 23rd, 2003, 03:45 PM
Works great, thanks for that.