?
Solved

SQL Statement: CountOfSummaryItem

Posted on 2003-12-05
10
Medium Priority
?
384 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-01
Hello All,

Is there anyway to ASC, DESC the CountOfSummaryItem in this sql?:

s_Sql = "SELECT DAuthor, Count(DAuthor) As CountOfSummaryItem, _
        (Count(*)/(Select count(*) FROM tbl_Records_DR)) as Percentage _
        From tbl_Records_DR GROUP BY DAuthor Order BY DAuthor;"

Thanks guys. ADawn
0
Comment
Question by:ADawn
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +2
10 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:rajaamirapu
ID: 9882092
s_Sql = "SELECT DAuthor, Count(DAuthor) As CountOfSummaryItem, _
        (Count(*)/(Select count(*) FROM tbl_Records_DR)) as Percentage _
        From tbl_Records_DR GROUP BY DAuthor Order BY CountOfSummaryItem;"
0
 

Author Comment

by:ADawn
ID: 9882371
rajaamirapu

I've tried this. It doesn't work! I receive the error message:

"No value given for one or maore required parameters."
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:carpe-diem
ID: 9882396
Or
s_Sql = "SELECT DAuthor, Count(DAuthor) As CountOfSummaryItem, _
        (Count(*)/(Select count(*) FROM tbl_Records_DR)) as Percentage _
        From tbl_Records_DR GROUP BY DAuthor Order BY DAuthor, CountOfSummaryItem DESC;"
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:carpe-diem
ID: 9882418
How are you using this sql statement? Is it part of a data environment for example?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ADawn
ID: 9882431
carpe-diem

Same error message:

"No value given for one or maore required parameters."

ADawn
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:rajaamirapu
ID: 9882559
Can you give the error code
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:p_sie
ID: 9882579
s_Sql = "SELECT DAuthor, Count(DAuthor) As CountOfSummaryItem, _
        (Count(*)/(((Select count(*) FROM tbl_Records_DR)))) as Percentage _
        From tbl_Records_DR GROUP BY DAuthor Order BY DAuthor, CountOfSummaryItem DESC;"

Try adding extra (( )) around the subquery, I know I always use them with subqueries, otherwise errors can occur!
Don't know if this will resolve your problem.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ROTRTechTeam earned 200 total points
ID: 9884278
It is really easy, but you need to think about what you are wanting to order by.  You say you want to order by CountOfSummaryItem, but to SQL there is no such column.  That is why the other answers you've gotten won't work.  Remember that those aliases are just for the column title.  In your case you can accomplish what you want as follows:

s_Sql = "SELECT DAuthor, Count(DAuthor) As CountOfSummaryItem, _
        (Count(*)/(Select count(*) FROM tbl_Records_DR)) as Percentage _
        From tbl_Records_DR GROUP BY DAuthor Order BY DAuthor ORDER BY Count(DAuthor);"

You can add ASC or DESC after the "ORDER BY Count(DAuthor)" to order ascending or descending.


0
 

Author Comment

by:ADawn
ID: 9888083
ROTRTechTeam

Thanks for the great information. However, please note that you have two Order BY clauses which caused an error. I removed Order BY DAuthor (keeping: ORDER BY Count(DAuthor)) and the SQL works great.

This comment is for others that may want to use your GREAT works!

Thanks,

ADawn
0
 

Expert Comment

by:ROTRTechTeam
ID: 9888418
Whoops!  I copied your SQL and added my order by at the end.  Sorry about that, but thanks for the compliments!  Glad it worked for you!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you have ever used Microsoft Word then you know that it has a good spell checker and it may have occurred to you that the ability to check spelling might be a nice piece of functionality to add to certain applications of yours. Well the code that…
Enums (shorthand for ‘enumerations’) are not often used by programmers but they can be quite valuable when they are.  What are they? An Enum is just a type of variable like a string or an Integer, but in this case one that you create that contains…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

719 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question