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How to use IN clause in HQL?

Ganesh Ramani

Joined: Aug 07, 2007
Posts: 20

I am looking to use IN clause in my HQL. I referred some forums and couldnt get an optimal idea for this.

One approach i tried is to set the parameter of HQL as shown below:

My HQL: SELECT prd FROM ProductORM AS prd WHERE prd.productID in (:selPrdIDs)

Java code: hqlQuery.setParameterList("selPrdIDs", prdIdList); //prdIdList is List<Integer>

But this resulted in SQLGrammarException: could not execute query ; SQLException: Invalid parameter binding(s)

Please help to implement IN clause in HQL...

Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17268

That is the best approach. And that code should work. I might be missing something simple in it, but it looks fine to me. I'd only ask to make sure that the List had values and was not null.


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Steven Lawrence Hunter

Joined: Apr 17, 2008
Posts: 4
Use org.hibernate.Query.setParameterList(), which can handle a Collection or an Object[].
Ganesh Ramani

Joined: Aug 07, 2007
Posts: 20
Yeah, I discovered that after few day I posted that. Nevertheless, thenks for your support :-)
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