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SELECT *, COUNT(*) AS Total FROM TableA
LEFT OUTER JOIN TableB ON TableA.EntryID = TableB.RelEntryID
GROUP BY TableA.EntryID

This query displays total how many entries match from TableB to TableA as "Total" and it works well but with one problem. If nothing matches, it gives 1 as "Total".

Any ideas?
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Question by:blacklord
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Select
    ta.EntryId,
    (select count(*) from TableB tb where tb.RelEntryID = ta.EntryID)
From
    TableA ta

Will give you 0 if there are no results
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by:blacklord
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it worked, thank you. But does this work only on  latest mysql version or work on older versions too. thanks.
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by:Raynard7
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It should work on v4.x but I have never used 3.x before so I do not know
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by:cdemir
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it works v4.1+ because these versions supports subquery.
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