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I have a table that has a column called 'SecondItemNumber'

How can I return a result-set that returns all duplicate records where SecondItemNumber = SecondItemNumber

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Question by:thenrich
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 200 total points
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here we go:
select t.*
  from yourtable t
 where t.SecondItemnumber in ( select i.secondItemnumber from yourtable i group by i.secondItemnumber  having count(*) > 1 ) 

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by:sbagireddi
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SELECT SecondItemNumber,
 COUNT(SecondItemNumber) AS NumOccurrences
FROM Table
GROUP BY SecondItemNumber
HAVING ( COUNT(SecondItemNumber) > 1 )
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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select * from urTable
where SecondItemNumber in (select SecondItemNumber from urTable Group by SecondItemNumber having count(*) > 1 )  
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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if you have a "primary key" or "unique key" field (which will not be secondItemnumber obviously), here a alternative:
select t.*
  from yourtable t
 where exists ( select null from yourtable i where i.secondItemnumber = t.secondItemnumber  and i.that_primary_key <> t.that_primary_key )

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note: in any case, a index on the field secondItemnumber will be required for a good performance...
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