on 7/23/01 6:53 PM, Mike Gifford at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> I'd like a simple query to determine how MANY books in a database are released
> by A publisher. This shouldn't be a big deal, but I've looked at a number of
> solutions and am coming up short. MySQL is being accessed via phplib, but I'm
> sure that it's just how I'm expressing the general MySQL query.
Maybe I'm not quite getting it, but how about:
SELECT COUNT(bibID) FROM bookDB WHERE publisherID='$your_publisher_id';
> The bookID & publisherID are both listed in the bookDB. I just want a query
> which will go through the database and return the publisherID and a count of
> the number of books.
You can do a group by to get them all at once:
SELECT COUNT(*) AS book_count, publisherID FROM bookDB GROUP BY publisherID;
Then use your favorite mysql_fetch_*** and access them.
Hope that helps.
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