Haha.. oh yeah.. DISTINCT works too.. in this case you'd get a list of all totally 100% unique records.
If you had an auto_increment column though, you'd want to exclude it from the list. -TG = = = Original message = = = SELECT DISTINCT * FROM `tablename` On Wednesday 01 March 2006 7:24 am, Miguel Guirao wrote: > My dear beloved friends, > > I have a catalog of products that a product provider gave, sadly for me, in > this CSV file there are many duplicated rows. > I edited the file in my Linux system with the "uniq -u" command, and it > worked somewhat fine, it eliminated some duplicated rows, originally the > file had 24K rows, and now it has been reduced to 15k rows. > > Anyhow, there are still duplicated rows, and since this is a catalog, it > should not have duplicated rows!!! > Now the catalog has been has been loaded into the DB. > > How can I continue eliminating duplicated rows? > As far as I remember the is a sentence in SQL to only show ONE row of > duplicated rows, maybe if I do a select using this sentence and then put > this new recordset in another table, it will work!! > > Any ideas? > > ----------------------- > Miguel Guirao Aguilera > Logistica R8 TELCEL > Tel. (999) 960.7994 > > > Este mensaje es exclusivamente para el uso de la persona o entidad a quien > esta dirigido; contiene informacion estrictamente confidencial y legalmente > protegida, cuya divulgacion es sancionada por la ley. Si el lector de este > mensaje no es a quien esta dirigido, ni se trata del empleado o agente > responsable de esta informacion, se le notifica por medio del presente, que > su reproduccion y distribucion, esta estrictamente prohibida. Si Usted > recibio este comunicado por error, favor de notificarlo inmediatamente al > remitente y destruir el mensaje. Todas las opiniones contenidas en este > mail son propias del autor del mensaje y no necesariamente coinciden con > las de Radiomovil Dipsa, S.A. de C.V. o alguna de sus empresas controladas, > controladoras, afiliadas y subsidiarias. Este mensaje intencionalmente no > contiene acentos. > > This message is for the sole use of the person or entity to whom it is > being sent. Therefore, it contains strictly confidential and legally > protected material whose disclosure is subject to penalty by law. If the > person reading this message is not the one to whom it is being sent and/or > is not an employee or the responsible agent for this information, this > person is herein notified that any unauthorized dissemination, distribution > or copying of the materials included in this facsimile is strictly > prohibited. If you received this document by mistake please notify > immediately to the subscriber and destroy the message. Any opinions > contained in this e-mail are those of the author of the message and do not > necessarily coincide with those of Radiomovil Dipsa, S.A. de C.V. or any of > its control, controlled, affiliates and subsidiaries companies. No part of > this message or attachments may be used or reproduced in any manner > whatsoever. ___________________________________________________________ Sent by ePrompter, the premier email notification software. Free download at http://www.ePrompter.com. -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php