On Jun 28, 2005, at 6:41 PM, <operationsengineer1(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:
> i'm not sure if this is the best place to ask (if
> there is a better mailing list, please let me know)...
> i have a sql problem. i have the following query...
> $sql_notes = "SELECT notes.assembly_notes,
> notes.assembly_notes_contact_id " .
> "FROM t_product AS prod, t_link_product_assembly_notes
> AS link, t_assembly_notes AS notes " .
> "WHERE link.product_id = prod.product_id " .
> "AND link.assembly_notes_id = notes.assembly_notes_id
> "AND link.product_id = " . $product_id;
> it works great except for one problem. i want the
> assembly_notes_contact (the actual name) instead of
> the assembly_notes_contact_id. the result of this
> query is stored in an array and then i iterate through
> the array before displaying the data.
> assembly_notes_contact_id is a foreign key to the
> employee table's primary key. i want to be able to
> query the db and get the employee name (instead of his
> id) into the recordset array. the employee name is
> the same as the assembly_notes_contact.
> is this possible? if so, how?
You just need to do another join to the employee table.
$sql_notes = "SELECT notes.assembly_notes,
notes.assembly_notes_contact_id,employee.name " .
"FROM t_product AS prod, t_link_product_assembly_notes
AS link, t_assembly_notes AS notes,t_employee as employee " .
"WHERE link.product_id = prod.product_id " .
"AND link.assembly_notes_id = notes.assembly_notes_id".
"AND link.product_id = " . $product_id;
You will, of course, have to change the table names, etc. to match your
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