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getting top 10 rows

 
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hi,
i hav one simple but ?? problem..can any one tell me how to fetch first 10 or last 20 rows from a table which contains 100 records...
thanx in advance...
 
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select *
from emp
where rownum < 11
/
 
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Originally posted by Remar Uy:
select *
from emp
where rownum < 11
/


thanx...but i think this is not a proper solution ...i guess there r some functions like TOP to fetch rows...and how can i fetch last 40 rows ..using this method..
 
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select * from
(select * from emp order by rownum desc)
where rownum < 41;
you'll get the last 40 records.
 
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select name from
(select rownum a, name from emp )
where a > 60
?
 
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Hi,
If you're using 8.1.7 and above, you can use Rank.
Hth.
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