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    Hi there, i have a simple request. i have to do a select statement in a table to find out what row is ranked where, when ordered from greatest to least.

    For example: if the ratings are 1, 4, 6.7, 10, I want to be able to find out what spot the number 4 would be at, without looping throughout the entire list.

    Is there a ROWlOCATION function or something?

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    select * from table_name order by rank desc limit 3,1;

    Would return the row with the 4th highest rank. limit m,n (m is the index of the row to start the return from ... 0 is the first, and n is the number of rows to return)

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