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Query Advice

Query Advice

Query Advice

(OP)
I have data in the following format

PRTNUM    COMCDE    QTY
part1     ABA       100
part2     BAA       150
part3     CA        100
part4     NS135     1000
part5     ABB       200
part6     DB        500

Parts that have a COMCDE field that begins with either a, B or C need to be group together under an FG column and parts with COMCDE starting with anything other than A, B or C need to be grouped as RM

What I want to end up with is the following:

TYPE   QTY
FG     550
RM     1500

Can anyone advise me on how best to do this?

Mighty

RE: Query Advice

Try something like:

Select IF(UCASE(LEFT(COMCDE, 1)) IN ('A', 'B', 'C'), 'FG', 'RM') as cc, sum(QTY)
from  TableName
group by cc

Linda
Pervasive Software

RE: Query Advice

(OP)
I had tried that because it works in access - but Pervasive didn't like it.

Mighty

RE: Query Advice

Strange...  What version of Pervasive are you using?  I tried it via PCC on some little sample tables I made in v9.1 and it worked fine.  When you tried it, did you get an error or incorrect results?

Linda
Pervasive Software

RE: Query Advice

(OP)
You're right. I must have done something stupid first time around. The actual data is in two separate tables and the following worked for me:

Select IF(UCASE(LEFT("Part Master".COMCDE_01, 1)) IN ('A', 'B', 'C'), 'FG', 'RM') as cc, sum("Part Stock".QTYOH_06)
from  "Part Master" INNER JOIN "Part Stock" ON "Part Master".PRTNUM_01 = "Part Stock".PRTNUM_06
group by IF(UCASE(LEFT("Part Master".COMCDE_01, 1)) IN ('A', 'B', 'C'), 'FG', 'RM')

Mighty

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