left outer join

file A = StudentID, Name,grade   file B= StudentID,AtRiskIndicator
In SQL how do I join file A and B so that my result set includes every row in file a and the AtRiskIndicator from file B only when the AtRiskIndicator = "High'
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gnoonCommented:
You may need a subquery in statement.

#Sql Server
select A.*, B2.AtRiskIndicator from A left outer join (select * from B where AtRiskIndicator = 'High') as B2 on A.StudentID = B2.StudentID

#MySql Server
select A.*, B2.AtRiskIndicator from A left join (select * from B where AtRiskIndicator = 'High') as B2 on A.StudentID = B2.StudentID

#Oracle
select A.*, B2.AtRiskIndicator from A, (select * from B where AtRiskIndicator = 'High') B2 where A.StudentID = B2.StudentID (+)
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David ToddSenior DBACommented:
Hi,

SQL deals with tables, not files ...

Something like
select a.*
from fileA a
inner join fileB b
  on a.StudentID = b.StudentID
where b.AtRiskIndicator = 'High' -- presuming that indecator is a character type

HTH
  David

PS What database (and version) are you using?
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