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SELECT not returning data when Inner Joins doesn't!

Posted on 2007-10-15
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Last Modified: 2010-03-19
When I have s SELECT with INNER JOINS and the INNER JOINS doesn't return any result the whole SELECT doesn't return any data, how can I avoid that?

Running SQL Server Compact Edition.
Question by:TYB
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
ID: 20076427
use LEFT or RIGHT join instead of INNER join.
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Expert Comment

ID: 20076435
Use Left joins insttead of inner join

Expert Comment

ID: 20076437
Use another type of join (LEFT OUTER JOIN comes to mind as a suitable alternative).

For more information, check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Join_%28SQL%29 ... (or any beginner-level SQL-manual)

Author Comment

ID: 20076485
Tnx for you help! LEFT JOIN did the trick for me!


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