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cmrrive
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USA
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Posted - 03/25/2012 :  10:23:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My table looks like this


Bus,GLAcct,Amount,Date
1,410100, 200,2012-01-01
2,410100, 250,2012-01-02
3,410100, 300,2012-01-04

I need to add (missing date 2012-01-03) and keep the same
date for previous record (2,410100,250,2012-01-02). This will apply for any missing date on the table.

Any help please!!!

miguel

GilaMonster
Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

South Africa
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Posted - 03/25/2012 :  12:05:22  Show Profile  Visit GilaMonster's Homepage  Reply with Quote
You need a calendar table for this, a table that just contains sequential dates from a starting date to an ending date. Once you have that, it's a simple left join or not exists to find the dates that don't exists in your table.

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visakh16
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India
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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  13:13:21  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
see one here

http://visakhm.blogspot.com/2010/02/generating-calendar-table.html

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