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Hi
   I have the following SQL and it returns many file names.
How do i get the one which has the latest creation_date which is a field
in the premade_zip_files table.

thanx

select file_id
from   premade_zip_files
where  file_name = 'blabla'
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select TOP 1 file_id
from   premade_zip_files
where  file_name = 'blabla'  
ORDER BY  creation_date  
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select TOP 1 file_id
from   premade_zip_files
where  file_name = 'blabla'  
ORDER BY  creation_date  DESC
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