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Old May 19th, 2005, 12:18 PM
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Default Joining name/value data to flat data

Hi,

I have 2 tables, tblAccount and tblAttribute. tblAccount is a 1 row per user affair, whereas tblAttribute is a name/value table. What I need to do is to combine all the data into a 1 row per user query. Something like:

SELECT tblAccount .*,
tblAttribute.Value AS EmploymentOccupation WHERE tblAttribute.Name='EmploymentOccupation',
tblAttribute.Value AS EmploymentStatus WHERE tblAttribute.Name='EmploymentStatus'
FROM tblAccount
INNER JOIN tblAttribute ON tblAccount.ID = tblAttribute.ID

I know this isn't the way to do this, but any pointers gratefully received.

TIA,
TC

 
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hi there.. maybe you can post an example.. that will be better to understand what are you trying to achieve...

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