Regds. Outer join...

Hi,

can any body help me out on this issue...

SELECT Test.ID,
      Test.CalibInstLink,
      Test.VerificationValue,
      Test.LowTolerance,
      Test.HighTolerance,
      Ref.ID,
      Unit.Id,
      Unit.Desc_Lang2,
      Unit.Abbr_Lang2,
      Category.Name2,
      Asset.UsrNumber,
      Asset.Name2
FROM tb_CalibInstTestData Test, tb_CalibInstRef Ref, tb_MeasureUnit Unit, AssetType Category, Asset Asset
      WHERE Test.CalibInstLink IN ( 13 )
      AND Test.ReferenceLink *= Ref.ID
      AND Test.MeasureUnitLink = Unit.ID
      AND Ref.CategoryLink *= Category.AssetTypeID
      AND Ref.ReferenceLink *= Asset.AssetID
ORDER BY Test.CalibInstLink

Server: Msg 301, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Query contains an outer-join request that is not permitted.

Thanks n Regds.
~ HNS ~
homnath_sharmaAsked:
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Connect With a Mentor Billing EngineerCommented:
sorry, I forgot to remove the * from the *=  

SELECT Test.ID,
     Test.CalibInstLink,
     Test.VerificationValue,
     Test.LowTolerance,
     Test.HighTolerance,
     Ref.ID,
     Unit.Id,
     Unit.Desc_Lang2,
     Unit.Abbr_Lang2,
     Category.Name2,
     Asset.UsrNumber,
     Asset.Name2
FROM tb_CalibInstTestData Test
INNER JOIN tb_MeasureUnit Unit
  ON Test.MeasureUnitLink = Unit.ID
LEFT JOIN tb_CalibInstRef Ref
     ON Test.ReferenceLink = Ref.ID
LEFT JOIN AssetType Category
     ON Ref.CategoryLink = Category.AssetTypeID
LEFT JOIN Asset Asset
    ON Ref.ReferenceLink = Asset.AssetID
WHERE Test.CalibInstLink IN ( 13 )
ORDER BY Test.CalibInstLink
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
Any better with this syntax:
SELECT Test.ID,
     Test.CalibInstLink,
     Test.VerificationValue,
     Test.LowTolerance,
     Test.HighTolerance,
     Ref.ID,
     Unit.Id,
     Unit.Desc_Lang2,
     Unit.Abbr_Lang2,
     Category.Name2,
     Asset.UsrNumber,
     Asset.Name2
FROM tb_CalibInstTestData Test
INNER JOIN tb_MeasureUnit Unit
  ON Test.MeasureUnitLink = Unit.ID
LEFT JOIN tb_CalibInstRef Ref
     ON Test.ReferenceLink = Ref.ID
LEFT JOIN AssetType Category
     ON Ref.CategoryLink *= Category.AssetTypeID
LEFT JOIN Asset Asset
    ON Ref.ReferenceLink *= Asset.AssetID
WHERE Test.CalibInstLink IN ( 13 )
ORDER BY Test.CalibInstLink
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homnath_sharmaAuthor Commented:

Hi, I gets below mentioned error, while running your modified query. Please help...

Msg 1016, Level 15, State 3, Server SQLSERVER, Line 21
Outer join operators cannot be specified in a query containing joined tables.

Awaiting for your solution asap.

Thanks in advance..

Regds.
~ HNS ~
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Gautham JanardhanCommented:
SELECT Test.ID,
     Test.CalibInstLink,
     Test.VerificationValue,
     Test.LowTolerance,
     Test.HighTolerance,
     Ref.ID,
     Unit.Id,
     Unit.Desc_Lang2,
     Unit.Abbr_Lang2,
     Category.Name2,
     Asset.UsrNumber,
     Asset.Name2
FROM tb_CalibInstTestData Test
INNER JOIN tb_MeasureUnit Unit
  ON Test.MeasureUnitLink = Unit.ID
LEFT JOIN tb_CalibInstRef Ref
     ON Test.ReferenceLink = Ref.ID
LEFT JOIN AssetType Category
     ON Ref.CategoryLink = Category.AssetTypeID
LEFT JOIN Asset Asset
    ON Ref.ReferenceLink = Asset.AssetID
WHERE Test.CalibInstLink IN ( 13 )
ORDER BY Test.CalibInstLink

Remove *
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sivachirravuriTeam Lead Commented:
Note Using this syntax for outer joins is discouraged because of the potential for ambiguous interpretation and because it is nonstandard. Instead, specify joins in the FROM clause.

It is possible to specify outer joins by using join operators in the FROM clause or by using the non-standard *= and =* operators in the WHERE clause. The two methods cannot both be used in the same statement.

Try converting to

select from a left join b on left join c on
etc.
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