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richardlaw
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Posted - 02/14/2013 :  04:06:45  Show Profile  Visit richardlaw's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I’m new to working with SP’s and am enjoying the challenge. I’ve previously coded all the business logic using C#, but I am finding there is a lot more I can do via SP’s.

I’ve recently been looking for a way to search one table (select * from tbl_Contacts Where CustID = 3), and then perform another action on another table. In other words, for every CustID that = 3, do X on another table. What would be the best way to approach this?

Thanks as always

James K
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Posted - 02/14/2013 :  05:59:48  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It depends on what that X that you want to do on another table is and how you want to relate that table with the tbl_Contacts. In most cases, you would do a join with table X. The table may be INNER JOIN or one of the OUTER JOINs. This page has a description and a few examples: http://www.w3schools.com/sql/sql_join.asp
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