> i'm trying to populate a list box with the names of
> employees linked to certain positions (each name
> listed once)...
> SELECT DISTINCT t_emp.emp_id, t_emp.first_name || ' '
> || t_emp.last_name, t_pos.pos
> FROM t_inspect, t_emp, t_pos
> WHERE t_emp.pos_id = t_pos.pos_id
> AND t_inspect.inspect_emp_id = t_emp.emp_id
> AND t_pos.pos = 'Assembler'
> OR t_pos.pos = 'Quality Inspector'
> OR t_pos.pos = 'Test Technician'
SELECT DISTINCT t_emp.emp_id,
t_emp.first_name || ' ' || t_emp.last_name,
FROM t_inspect, t_emp, t_pos
t_emp.pos_id = t_pos.pos_id
AND t_inspect.inspect_emp_id = t_emp.emp_id
t_pos.pos = 'Assembler'
OR t_pos.pos = 'Quality Inspector'
OR t_pos.pos = 'Test Technician'
> i get the following results:
> 1. if an employee is an Assembler then s/he is listed
> 3 times - once with each position "pos".
> 2. if an employee is a Qaulity Inspector then s/he is
> listed 2 times - once with each position "pos"
> exlcuding "Assembler".
> 1. if an employee is a Test Technician then s/he will
> likely be listed once with "Test Technician". i don't
> have a Test Technician in my dev db.
> i'm not sure if the OR keyword is supported or if i
> just made it up. again, i'm just trying to list each
> name once in each of these three positions (a name can
> only be in one position category).
> i think i'm either abusing "OR", missing something in
> my where clause or, most probably, both.
> any help would be appreciated.
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