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  • MySQL subquery help

    I have the following query (with subqueries)

    PHP Code:
    SELECT all_jobs.REF_NO,
    all_jobs.JOB,
    Areas.ja_name AS Name,
    fixers.name,
    fixers.type AS Occupation
    FROM 
    ((SELECT job_areas.ja_nojob_areas.ja_namejob_areas.ref_no
    FROM jobs
    .job_areas job_areasAreas
    INNER JOIN jobs
    .all_jobs all_jobs ON (Areas.ref_no all_jobs.REF_NO))
    INNER JOIN
    (SELECT job_operatives.ref_no,
    job_operatives.type,
    labour.LONG_NAME AS name
    FROM jobs
    .labour labour
    INNER JOIN jobs
    .job_operatives job_operatives
    ON 
    (labour.FIXER_NO job_operatives.op_name)) fixers
    ON 
    (fixers.ref_no all_jobs.REF_NO
    This works in TOAD and MySQL Workbench, in the SQL query builder it gives the correct resultset, but gives a parse error on line 6 unexpected TOKEN:select and in xBasic where I need it so thatbthe resultset can be worked on it just fails. can anybody see what is wrong with it?

  • #2
    I've found Alpha to sometimes have a hard time with table names or fields that contain spaces. I suggest you build this as a view with a name with no spaces, and use the "as" to change all fileds that contain spaces to no-space names.
    Pat Bremkamp
    MindKicks Consulting

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    • #3
      Thanks Pat, that worked, however it did not give me the desired resultset, so back to the drawing board.

      I am trying to replicate the data that is returned from a nested SQL query whereby one header record is returned with the linked data from up to 4 child tables and then turn this into JSON and seem to be hitting a brick wall!

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      • #4
        If you need more help on this, give me a call. A complex sql query like that is difficult to help fix without seeing it - but I would be willing to take a quick look via a remote session if it would help get you over the hump.

        Just message me if you would like to try that. (No charge!)

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        • #5
          I was looping through the data to get this to work for each table , then I discovered a5_sql_nested_query_to_json_document() and with a bit of manipulation of the result got it to work

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