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Old May 24th, 2007, 11:14 AM
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Default Preventing repetition with Distinct?

Whenever I add a table in my query designer and checkmark Links it causes the guest names to be repeated. If I don't do this the query result is correct. So how do I prevent name repetition but yet add links to the display?

Current Code:

SELECT DISTINCT GuestName, GuestDescription FROM T_ProgramGuests WHERE (ProgramID = 9734)

Link Added to Code:

SELECT DISTINCT T_ProgramGuests.GuestName, T_ProgramGuests.GuestDescription, T_ProgramLinks.URL
FROM T_ProgramGuests CROSS JOIN T_ProgramLinks WHERE (T_ProgramGuests.ProgramID = 9734)

Even if I use a Left Outer Join I get the same.
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What is the Column with which you are making the join between T_ProgramGuests and T_ProgramLinks tables? How about posting the structure of the tables here?

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Old May 29th, 2007, 11:47 AM
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To only get one record, make sure that there is only one record in your T_ProgramLinks table. If there are multiple records in that table which have different URL values, then you have to put a JOIN condition or a WHERE clause that will return just 1 URL value.

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