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Ordering by a specified order

Ordering by a specified order

Ordering by a specified order

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Does anyone know hoe to order by a specified order rather than ASC, DESC.  For ex.  non-unique ids(23,67,12,6,98,56,21)  I want to return rows that contain these ids in the specified order.  I would like to do this at the database level in order to use LIMIT

RE: Ordering by a specified order

Hi John,
   I'm thinking this is not possible as SQL doesn't have the
means to do this(not that I know of). You could extract
records that contain thoses numbers and still use the
LIMIT function. Then order them using PHP,PERL,c/c++ ...

Cheers

Ken
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