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Posted - 09/24/2012 :  14:45:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
HI, I have 2 tables that I have joined

Table1: WorkItem
Table2: Worker

Workitem is the main table where Worker table contains information about the person such as name, userid etc. Workitem has two fields 1, Assigned by 2, Modified by both fields have userids.

I want to capture the names Assigned by and Modified by.

select * from workitem
left join worker on workitem.assignedtoid = worker.id

please suggest.


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Posted - 09/24/2012 :  14:51:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You will need to join to the worker table twice:
SELECT wi.*,
       w1.[name]  AS AssignedToLastname,
       w2.[name]  AS AssignedByLastname
FROM   workitem wi
       LEFT JOIN worker w1
            ON  w1.id = wi.assignedtoid
       LEFT JOIN worker w2
            ON  w2.id = wi.assignedbyid
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Posted - 09/24/2012 :  15:14:45  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks alot Sunitabeck.. you're the best
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