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Define separate fields with a common name in a join

Define separate fields with a common name in a join

Define separate fields with a common name in a join

(OP)
I'm joining two MySQL tables linking the JobNo field on one to the JobNumber field on the other.

SELECT * FROM drawings LEFT JOIN jobs ON drawings.JobNo = jobs.JobNumber
$result = mysqli_query($link, $query);

This works as intended but I have a field called Revision in both tables and the data in them is not the same. How do I differentiate between them?

I tried this but it didn't works

$Revision(mysqli_result($result,$i,"jobs.Revision");
$Rev(mysqli_result($result,$i,"drawings.Revision");

Any help will be greatly appreciated

RE: Define separate fields with a common name in a join

Hi

The table names are not kept in the results, only the field names. Or field aliases, if specified :

CODE --> MySQL

SELECT *, jobs.Revision as "jobs.Revision", drawings.Revision as "drawings.Revision" FROM drawings LEFT JOIN jobs ON drawings.JobNo = jobs.JobNumber 
( I just used the aliases you tried to extract from the result. But you can choose other, possibly more descriptive aliases. )

Feherke.
feherke.github.io

RE: Define separate fields with a common name in a join

(OP)
Works great. Thanks

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