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Old July 16th, 2004, 03:00 AM
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Default Delete X number of records

Hi
During the day I will add some records to my table, they have 3 fields
1. RecID (Autonum)
2. MemID (Member Number this will differ.)
3. The data to be hold
Not all MemID will get the same number of records.
What I try to achive is.
I only want to keep the last 25 rec. for each MemID.
But I do not have a clue how to construct this SQL statement.
The DB is Access 2000.
Can anyone help.

Cheers
Karsten



 
Old August 22nd, 2004, 08:24 AM
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Hello Karsten!
As a starting point u should know which Members have more than 25 records.
U solve the question running a Cross Reference Query on ur table having MemID as
rows, Date as columns, and RecID as value.Problem is that Access 2000 wont give u the total column directly. U will need to prepare two queries to have this column(Barker,F.Scott,"Microsoft Access 2000 Power Programming",pg 253,Sams Publisher).Next u pick MemID with more than 25 records using a simple query and delete the rows u dont want on ur table, one by one.
Trully Penta.






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