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  • MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

    Hi,

    I have this select statement
    Code:
    SELECT Subquery.invno,       Subquery.inv_amt,
           Subquery_1.comp_job,
           Subquery_2.paid
      FROM (((SELECT invit.invno,
                     sum((invit.qty * invit.rate) + invit.vatamount) AS inv_amt
                FROM jobs.invoice_items invit
              GROUP BY invit.invno) Subquery
             INNER JOIN jobs.invoice_header inv ON (Subquery.invno = inv.INV_NO))
            INNER JOIN (SELECT job_comp_terms.REF_NO, job_comp_terms.comp_job
                          FROM jobs.job_comp_terms job_comp_terms) Subquery_1
               ON (Subquery_1.REF_NO = inv.jobno))
           INNER JOIN
           (SELECT sum(pay_per_invoice.amount) AS paid, pay_per_invoice.inv_no
              FROM jobs.pay_per_invoice pay_per_invoice
            GROUP BY pay_per_invoice.inv_no) Subquery_2
              ON (Subquery_2.inv_no = inv.INV_NO)
    Which works in TOAD, it produces the desired results in Alpha's SQL query builders results window, although I get this error
    Code:
    Error parsing SQL statement
    
        Your database has returned the following error code and description to Alpha Five.
        Consult your database documentation for further information.
    
    
    120 - 'line 5:11: unexpected token: SELECT'
    If I put it in the lists SQL Select statement, it says it is native SQL and cannot be parsed, however pushing the preview records in query link shows the first 100 rows correctly. Preview the list and I get this error, any help please.
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  • #2
    Re: MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

    You could try making that a view and basing your list on the view. Then, Alpha will not have to parse the SQL.
    Pat Bremkamp
    MindKicks Consulting

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    • #3
      Re: MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

      Thanks for looking Pat but whenever I try and make a view I get an error that there is a subquery in the from clause

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      • #4
        Re: MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

        Don't use sub query just use a view that calls a view, Alpha has no problem with this.

        Michael

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        • #5
          Re: MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

          Thanks Michael, never done that. Can you give me a syntax clue.

          Never mind, think I have sussed it. Create 3 separate views and link them in the query builder.
          Last edited by Lance Gurd; 08-06-2015, 03:13 AM.

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          • #6
            Re: MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

            Say I want to find the lowest price in a list of SKU with multiple records per SKU.

            However I don't just want the lowest price I also need the supplier and Qty.

            First I would sort the full SKU table by price.

            Then I would read this into a new table.

            So now I have a table where the lower the auto increment number the lower the price.

            I then do a distinct on SKU and Min on ID.

            Save this as MinPKID for example. This is a view.

            I now join MinPKID to the original sorted table, The new view has all the data I need on the lowest priced SKU.

            I save this as a view. LowSKU_Full and then access this in Alpha.

            Michael

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            • #7
              Re: MySQL subquery select statement not working in list

              Thanks Michael, now have a fully working list :)

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