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Added an end date to a select statement based on the next record's start date

Added an end date to a select statement based on the next record's start date

Added an end date to a select statement based on the next record's start date

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I have a table that has start dates and end dates. I need to have a select statement that will add an end date based on the next record's start date (the day prior to the next record's end date):

table

id start_date end_date
1 2004-09-27 2004-12-31
2 2005-01-01 2005-03-14
3 2005-03-15 2005-04-19
4 2005-04-20 ....

Help is appreciated.

Thanks

RE: Added an end date to a select statement based on the next record's start date

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I need to have a select statement that will add an end date based on the next record's start date (the day prior to the next record's end date):

Can't do that with a "SELECT" statement ... It has to be an INSERT statement to add values to a row or column, and a single query cannot "look ahead" a row/record and INSERT or UPDATE the current row.

Chris.

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RE: Added an end date to a select statement based on the next record's start date

Thanks Chris

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