What Rick said! Wow, I learned something new today!


John Arnold
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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of rick baird
Sent: Monday, March 24, 2008 11:03 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: SQL Statement Help

and I stand corrected. qualifying the table lets you qualify your *.

one never quits learning new stuff!

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 10:55 AM, Richard Casey
<casey_r@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Brian,

Try the following:

INSERT INTO archives SELECT '1', A.*, <timestamp> FROM
livetable A

Enjoy!

Richard




-----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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