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Sir, I have below query:


select       Transno,
      CargoType,
      CntrSize,
      CntrType,
      Destination,
      amount,  
      SD=Max(startingDate),
      ED=EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet
where transno='008'
group by transno,
      cargotype,
      CntrSize,
      CntrType,
      Destination,
      amount
left outer join MTImpAgentCost b on a.sn=b.sn
where a.transno='008'

Result
--------

008      General      20'      DC      Kabul      1600      2005-11-24 00:00:00.000      2005-12-12 00:00:00.000
008      General      20'      DC      Kabul      1900      2005-09-17 00:00:00.000      2005-11-07 00:00:00.000
008      General      20'      DC      Kabul      1930      2005-11-08 00:00:00.000      2005-11-23 00:00:00.000
008      General      20'      DC      Kabul      2000      2005-12-13 00:00:00.000      2006-09-30 00:00:00.000
008      General      40'      DC      Kabul      2450      2005-08-01 00:00:00.000      2005-09-30 00:00:00.000
008      General      40'      DC      Kabul      2675      2005-10-01 00:00:00.000      2005-11-07 00:00:00.000
008      General      40'      DC      Kabul      2755      2005-11-08 00:00:00.000      2005-12-12 00:00:00.000
008      General      40'      DC      Kabul      3155      2005-12-13 00:00:00.000      2006-06-21 00:00:00.000
008      General      40'      DC      Kabul      3255      2006-06-22 00:00:00.000      2006-09-21 00:00:00.000


I want to show to user only the following to Rows:

008      General      20'      DC      Kabul      2000      2005-12-13 00:00:00.000      2006-09-30 00:00:00.000
008      General      40'      DC      Kabul      3255      2006-06-22 00:00:00.000      2006-09-21 00:00:00.000

Becuase the above two rows have max starting date in oder words the above rates is current rate.

Please guide how to show this.

Rgds.
Mehram

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by:Mehram
ID: 17041824
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Sir, I have below query:


select      Transno,
     CargoType,
     CntrSize,
     CntrType,
     Destination,
     amount,  
     SD=startingDate,
     ED=EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet
where transno='008'
group by transno,
     cargotype,
     CntrSize,
     CntrType,
     Destination,
     amount

Result
--------

008     General     20'     DC     Kabul     1600     2005-11-24 00:00:00.000     2005-12-12 00:00:00.000
008     General     20'     DC     Kabul     1900     2005-09-17 00:00:00.000     2005-11-07 00:00:00.000
008     General     20'     DC     Kabul     1930     2005-11-08 00:00:00.000     2005-11-23 00:00:00.000
008     General     20'     DC     Kabul     2000     2005-12-13 00:00:00.000     2006-09-30 00:00:00.000
008     General     40'     DC     Kabul     2450     2005-08-01 00:00:00.000     2005-09-30 00:00:00.000
008     General     40'     DC     Kabul     2675     2005-10-01 00:00:00.000     2005-11-07 00:00:00.000
008     General     40'     DC     Kabul     2755     2005-11-08 00:00:00.000     2005-12-12 00:00:00.000
008     General     40'     DC     Kabul     3155     2005-12-13 00:00:00.000     2006-06-21 00:00:00.000
008     General     40'     DC     Kabul     3255     2006-06-22 00:00:00.000     2006-09-21 00:00:00.000


I want to show to user only the following to Rows:

008     General     20'     DC     Kabul     2000     2005-12-13 00:00:00.000     2006-09-30 00:00:00.000
008     General     40'     DC     Kabul     3255     2006-06-22 00:00:00.000     2006-09-21 00:00:00.000

Becuase the above two rows have max starting date in oder words the above rates is current rate.

Please guide how to show this.

Rgds.
Mehram

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Expert Comment

by:Aneesh Retnakaran
ID: 17041855
Hi Mehram,
try this
select Transno,     CargoType,      CntrSize,      CntrType,      Destination,
     amount,       SD=MAX(startingDate),     ED=EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet
where transno='008'
group by transno,
     cargotype,
     CntrSize,
     CntrType,
     Destination,
     amount


Aneesh
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by:Mehram
ID: 17041885
Sir, when i am trying this its asking for group endingdate and when i am including endingdate column in group by clause it showing all 9 rows instead of 2.
Please help
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Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 17041997
would this work?

select      Transno,      CargoType,      CntrSize,      CntrType,      Destination,      amount,  startingDate, EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet a
where transno='008'
group by transno,     cargotype,     CntrSize,     CntrType,      Destination,      amount
where transno='008'
where startingdate = (select max(startingdate) from MTImpAgentRateDet  where a.Transno = Transno and a.CargoType = CargoType and a.CntrSize = CntrSize and a.CntrType = CntrType and a.Destination = Destination)



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Author Comment

by:Mehram
ID: 17042032
its showing error on where
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Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 17042054
oopps, I have two wheres!
doh!

change second where to be an and

select      Transno,      CargoType,      CntrSize,      CntrType,      Destination,      amount,  startingDate, EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet a
where transno='008'
group by transno,     cargotype,     CntrSize,     CntrType,      Destination,      amount
where transno='008'
and startingdate = (select max(startingdate) from MTImpAgentRateDet  where a.Transno = Transno and a.CargoType = CargoType and a.CntrSize = CntrSize and a.CntrType = CntrType and a.Destination = Destination)


u may need to use IN

select      Transno,      CargoType,      CntrSize,      CntrType,      Destination,      amount,  startingDate, EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet a
where transno='008'
group by transno,     cargotype,     CntrSize,     CntrType,      Destination,      amount
where transno='008'
and startingdate IN (select max(startingdate) from MTImpAgentRateDet  where a.Transno = Transno and a.CargoType = CargoType and a.CntrSize = CntrSize and a.CntrType = CntrType and a.Destination = Destination)
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by:Mehram
ID: 17042067
When I am trying this its asking for group statingdate and endingdate

select Transno,      
      CargoType,      
      CntrSize,      
      CntrType,      
      Destination,      
      amount,  
      startingDate,
      EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet a
where transno='008'
and startingdate = (select max(startingdate) from MTImpAgentRateDet  where a.Transno = Transno and a.CargoType = CargoType and a.CntrSize = CntrSize and a.CntrType = CntrType and a.Destination = Destination)
group by transno,    
      cargotype,    
      CntrSize,    
      CntrType,      
      Destination,            
      amount
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Author Comment

by:Mehram
ID: 17042078
Sir, my Boss is calling me I am coming back
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Expert Comment

by:rockiroads
ID: 17042536
remove the group by, u dont need it in the outer
The inner query returns the max date, and we join on that



select Transno,      
     CargoType,      
     CntrSize,      
     CntrType,      
     Destination,      
     amount,  
     startingDate,
     EndingDate
from MTImpAgentRateDet a
where transno='008'
and startingdate = (select max(startingdate) from MTImpAgentRateDet  where a.Transno = Transno and a.CargoType = CargoType and a.CntrSize = CntrSize and a.CntrType = CntrType and a.Destination = Destination)

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awking00 earned 2000 total points
ID: 17042568
select m.transno
      ,m.cargotype
      ,m.cntrsize
      ,m.destination
      ,m.amount
      ,m.startingdate
      ,m.endingdate
from mtimpagentratedet m
    ,(select cntrsize, max(startingdate) maxdate
      from mtimpagentratedet
      group by cntrsize) x
where m.cntrsize = x.cntrsize
  and m.startingdate = x.maxdate;
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