Hi, using "group by" can also be usefull.
zareef ahmed --- Torsten Roehr <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > "Tristan Pretty" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote in message > news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > com... > > I have a system that tracks downloads, capturing > loadsa info, but of > > interest here, is email and filename. > > Simply put, I wanna show all results where file > name AND email are unique. > > (so if email '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' has filename > 'word.doc' 5 times in a table, > > I want to only see it once.) > > > > What am I doing wrong...? > > > > SELECT DISTINCT(file_name, email) FROM > `completed_downloads` WHERE `bu` = > > 'reech' AND date BETWEEN '2004-06-01' AND > '2004-06-30' > > > > Tris... > > Hi Tristan, > > I'm not an MySQL expert but DISTINCT removes > duplicate *rows* from your > result set. As you select email AND file_name you > will always have a unique > row (combination of email and file_name). Try > without specifying file_name: > > SELECT DISTINCT email FROM `completed_downloads` > WHERE `bu` = 'reech' AND > date BETWEEN '2004-06-01' AND '2004-06-30' > > Regards, Torsten Roehr > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > ===== Zareef Ahmed :: A PHP Developer in Delhi(India). Homepage :: http://www.zasaifi.com __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? New and Improved Yahoo! Mail - Send 10MB messages! http://promotions.yahoo.com/new_mail -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php