Thanks. I was afraid of that. I got out my old Data Base Systems books and was trying to figure out what I forgot. Turns out I didn't forget it. It's just not possible.
Thanks again. Off to coding. On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Pavel Ivanov <paiva...@gmail.com> wrote: > > What I ultimately want to do is iterate through a table that contains > the> limit and use that value to select all matching values from another > table,> limiting the number of records selected from the group to that > defined by> limit. > There's no way to do such thing using only SQL. You have to select > data from your table of limits into your programming language, iterate > through results and for each row issue separate select statement with > appropriate limit (which will be a constant not a nested select > query). > > > Pavel > > > On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Don V Nielsen <donvniel...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Given the following, I get an error that f.zip does not exist. > Obviously, > > I am mentally missing something contextually, but I'm not getting it. > > Would someone work through the scope of things in this select. > > > > select p.*,pr.rowid from pool_wi as p > > inner join add_priorities as pr on pr.prty = p.prty > > where p.zip = '53005' and p.crrt = 'C022' > > order by pr.rowid > > limit ( > > select f.need from seg_02_final_view as f where f.zip = p.zip and f.crrt > > = p.crrt > > ) > > > > What I ultimately want to do is iterate through a table that contains the > > limit and use that value to select all matching values from another > table, > > limiting the number of records selected from the group to that defined by > > limit. For example, a table would hold two rows of zip, route and limit, > > [53005,C020,1] & [53005,C022,2]. I want to use the zip and route to > select > > all matching records from another table, but limit the result of the > > sub-select to the qty of records as defined by limit. > > > > Thanks for your time and consideration. > > dvn > > _______________________________________________ > > sqlite-users mailing list > > email@example.com > > http://sqlite.org:8080/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/sqlite-users > > > _______________________________________________ > sqlite-users mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://sqlite.org:8080/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/sqlite-users > _______________________________________________ sqlite-users mailing list email@example.com http://sqlite.org:8080/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/sqlite-users