> How do I get MySQL to summarize a query so that I receive only 1 instance
> per similar record. I.E. if you have 10 records with name "Smith" and 5
> records with "Barney, etc, that it would return 2 records instead of 15.
This should be on a MySQL list...
SELECT * FROM tbl WHERE ... GROUP BY column
The key is the GROUP BY part... check the manual for more of an explanation.
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