Include your values in the selct statement, unfortunately, you will not
be able to use the asterix but will have to list all your variables.

INSERT INTO archives (select '1', style, static, combined, <timestamp>
from LIVETABLE, )




John Arnold
(301) 354-2939


-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Brian Piotrowski
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2008 10:55 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: SQL Statement Help

Good Morning All,

I'm having a brain cramp this morning and hope that someone can give me
a hand with an SQL statement. I have done it in the past, but the for
the life of me can't remember how I did it.

I have two tables that has a set of fields in it. At the end of the
day, I want to run a routine that will move said data to an archives
table and append some additional data to it - a plant code and a
timestamp.

So my LIVETABLE table structure is:
- style
- static
- combined

And my ARCHIVES table is defined as:
- plantcode
- style
- static
- combined
- insert_date

So in effect, when I move the data from the live table to the archives
table, I want to do something like this:

INSERT INTO archives ('1', select * from LIVETABLE, <timestamp>)

Where the first field is a static column and the last will be a
timestamp.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

/b;

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Simcoe Parts Service, Inc.
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