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SQL-Query: Select Max(...) in an INSERT Statement

Posted on 2003-11-20
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Hi Experts,

I wonder if there is any possiblity to do a query like that:
INSERT INTO Work_Orders (Order_No, User_ID, Correction_Level) VALUES(1,1,(SELECT MAX(Correction_Level) FROM T_Tool_Work_Orders WHERE Order_No=1)+1)

If I execute this in MS Access 2000 I get: "Reserved error (-3025); there is no message for this error."

I know how to solve that using 2 queries, but I wondered, if I could combine them...

Thanks for your help
Chris
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Question by:Chrising
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Try this

INSERT INTO Work_Orders (Order_No, User_ID, Correction_Level)
select 1,1, MAX(Correction_Level) +1
FROM T_Tool_Work_Orders
WHERE Order_No=1
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by:Chrising
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Ups, forgot to change that: The Second table should be work_orders, too...
But it worked! Thanks a lot!
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by:nico5038
ID: 9790417
Or:

INSERT INTO Work_Orders (Order_No, User_ID, Correction_Level) VALUES(1, 1, DMAX("Correction_Level)","T_Tool_Work_Orders","Order_No=1)+1);

Nic;o)
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by:jadedata
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Hey Chrising!

  This look like a process you will need a function to produce
  The VALUES statement doesn't like anything but constants

 
  Function AppendWorkOrder() as Boolean
    dim tmpOrdNo as Variant
    dim ssql as string
       
    tmpOrdNo = nz(dmax("CorrectionLevel","T_Tool_Work_Orders"),0) + 1

    ssql = INSERT INTO Work_Orders (Order_No, User_ID, Correction_Level) VALUES(1,1," & tmpOrdNo & ");"
    currentdb.execute ssql, dbfailonerror
   
    AppendWorkOrder=True

  AppendWorkOrder_Exit:
    exit function

  AppendWorkOrder_Err:
    select case err
    case else
      msgbox Err.description
      resume   AppendWorkOrder_Exit:
      resume
    end select

  end function

regards
Jack
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by:nico5038
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Oops typo, try:

INSERT INTO Work_Orders (Order_No, User_ID, Correction_Level) VALUES(1, 1, DMAX("Correction_Level)","T_Tool_Work_Orders","Order_No=1")+1);

Nic;o)
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