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assistance with a subselect query

Dave Bosky
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Joined: Dec 16, 2003
Posts: 72
How can I lookup the 'dept_name' each 'parent_order_id'
when performing a select query?
Will I need to use to use two select queries?

int PK NOT NULL dept_id
int NULL parent_dept_id
char (25) NOT NULL dept_name
char (25) NOT NULL dept_location

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 30085

Where is parent order id? In another table? If so, you can do a join.

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