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Hi- This should be simple for you experts..I hope!

I am pulling results from two different tables. I want the results to relate to each other:

<CFQUERY  NAME="get_products">
      SELECT      *
      FROM       table1
      WHERE active='1'
</CFQUERY>
<CFQUERY  NAME="get_prices">
      SELECT      *
      FROM       table2
</CFQUERY>

Then:

<cfoutput query="get_products" startrow=1 maxrows=1>#name#:</cfoutput>
<cfoutput query="get_products" startrow=1 maxrows=1>#description#</cfoutput>
<cfoutput query="get_prices" startrow=1 maxrows=1>#price1#&nbsp; #price2#</cfoutput>

But I want prices in the "get_prices" query to relate to the name and description in the "get_product" query. I'm sure I need a where clause in my second query, that says something like WHERE id (From table1) equals product_id (from table2). But I'm not sure how to do that. Is that clear enough? Thanks!!
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Question by:mel150
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Plucka earned 2000 total points
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mel150,

You would normally do this in a join in a single query

<CFQUERY  NAME="get_products">
    SELECT     *
    FROM      table1
    INNER JOIN table2 on table1.productCode = table2.productCode  
    WHERE active='1'
</CFQUERY>

Regards
Plucka
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by:mel150
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Thanks, Plucka- the easy and clearly expressed answer as usual!!
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