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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 11/17/2007 :  15:13:33  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I've got a Holidays table with several entries in, including Employee number, holiday date etc.
I've also got an Employee table with a record for each person, including Full Name, Holiday Group etc.

I've created a view using the above tables which shows all holidays on a particular date for certain holiday groups(I've had to bring in the employee table as I need the Holiday Group)

I would like the delete the rows this view creates, but I can't just delete them from the view as this will try to delete from the employee table.

What syntax do I need for this please ?

Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

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Posted - 11/17/2007 :  19:19:50  Show Profile  Send dataguru1971 an AOL message  Send dataguru1971 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
It is not clear what you want. You created a view to return a certain set of records. Now you want to delete them?

Be more specific about what you want to "delete". (I think you just want a where clause, or perhaps a GROUP BY to restrict the amount of records to return.

You might also add DISTINCT (Select DISTINCT )

Poor planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 11/19/2007 :  03:09:37  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Please Ignore this - it is now resolved.

Edited by - Jonny1409 on 11/19/2007 03:30:55
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