Re: [Emerald] SQL Question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 08 Feb 1999 09:17:49 -0800

Alexander Blauvelt wrote:
> Dale and other SQL gurus,
> The conversion program we have didn't convert a lot of the information
> when we converted from Access to Emerald. I'm using access to build an
> update queries to convert things like startdates and billing types. The
> problem is building a relationship between Access table and the SQL
> table and then update the right fields. I'm no SQL guru like dale, so
> I must rely on access to build statements for me. For example, I want
> to update the startdates from one system to the other, access generated
> me this sql statement:
> UPDATE dbo_MasterAccounts INNER JOIN MasterAccounts ON
> (dbo_MasterAccounts.LastName = MasterAccounts.LastName) AND
> (dbo_MasterAccounts.FirstName = MasterAccounts.FirstName) SET
> dbo_MasterAccounts.CreateDate = MasterAccounts.CreateDate
> WHERE (((MasterAccounts.CreateDate) Is Not Null));
> Would this update masteraccounts with the startdates from access ?

Yes, but unless you can gurantee that the combination of
FirstName and LastName are unique, the results might not be
what you expect.

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