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oasis1
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Posted - 10/02/2012 :  17:01:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
is there a way to use Top to find the top 10 for example for each year rather than just returning the top 10 over all? mahalo, Brew

visakh16
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Posted - 10/02/2012 :  17:22:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
yep...but not using top. you can use below logic


SELECT
FROM
(
SELECT ROW_NUMBER() ORDER (PARTITION BY yearfield ORDER BY yoursortfield) AS seq,*
FROM table
)t
WHERE seq<=10


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