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Re: newbie question * compare integer in a "where IN" statement

From: Thomas Kellerer <spam_eater(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: newbie question * compare integer in a "where IN" statement
Date: 2011-07-13 07:47:38
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Jose Ig Mendez, 13.07.2011 09:36:
>
> Hi everybody,
>
> I'm trying to compare in a sentence like this (using PostGres 8.3) :
>
> select * from myTable where id_integer IN ('1,2,3,4')
>
> I want to get the records which key "id_integer" is 1 or 2 or 3 or 4. the type od my "id", of course, is integer.
>
> I've tried many differents ways but I cannot get the result I want.
> I would like to cast the integer parameter I cannot change the part after "IN" it has to be a "string list".
>
> Do I have to use a function ? I would like not to use it.
>
> How can I compare a key (integer) with a lists of values ?

Just leave out the quotes:

select *
from myTable
where id_integer IN (1,2,3,4)


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