SQL syntax with Distinct and All
Posted on 2001-06-11
I am presently using the below code to return a recordset for a DAO 3.6/VB6 project. It truncates the Abstract field since it is a memo field and I have found that we can't use DISTINCT with a memo field. Could someone please tell me how to alter the code to use SELECT DISTINCT for all the other fields and include the Abstract field without DISTINCT?
strSQL = "SELECT DISTINCT AuthorPub.MedlineAuthorName, Pub.Journal, Pub.Abstract, Pub.Citation , Pub.PubYear, Pub.Title, Pub.MedlineID From Pub, AuthorPub " _
& "WHERE Pub.medlineid = AuthorPub.MedlineID " _
& "AND (AuthorPub.MedlineAuthorName = '" & strAuthor & "') " _
& "ORDER BY Pub.PubYear DESC"