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Old March 10th, 2005, 11:07 PM
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my problem in SQL query is that:
I know that in order to get the top of data in table use:
SELECT Top 10 Book from Books
But i don'nt know how to select Bottom query ?

I do'nt want to select Top but Bottom
please help me
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SELECT Top 10 Book from Books order by Desc.
You will get the bottom 10 books..

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If yo don't want any sorting and want to get the last 10 rows in order these are in table, u can use this:-

Select * from MyTable Where PkCol NOT IN
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 Select TOP count(*)-10 PkCol from Mytable
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http://support.alphasoftware.com/alp...rd_Queries.htm

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set rowcount 10
select top 10 from tablename order by colname desc



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