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Posted on 2008-06-14
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I am trying to get a list of the top 10 items viewed solutions in my knowledge base. I do this by getting the count of records in the solution_rating__c table joined to the solution table record which has the KB article. The solution_rating table gets a new insert every time the article is viewed. So I tried to put together the query below, but can't figure out how to get the results to sort by the aggregate count of soltuion_ratings for each solution record.

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select top 10 count(sr.solution__c ) as thecount, sr.solution__c ,
s.solutionname, p.[name]
from dbo.solution_rating__c sr
join solution s on sr.solution__c = s.id
left outer join dbo.product_group__c p
on s.product_group__c = p.id
group by  thecount, sr.solution__c ,s.solutionname, p.[name]

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Question by:advlgx
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by:DocCan11
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if you want to use the TOP clause you should have an order by clause so it sorts them..
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select top 10 thecount, solution__c, solutionname, name from (
select count(sr.solution__c ) as thecount, sr.solution__c ,
s.solutionname, p.[name]
from dbo.solution_rating__c sr
join solution s on sr.solution__c = s.id
left outer join dbo.product_group__c p
on s.product_group__c = p.id
grou p by  thecount, sr.solution__c ,s.solutionname, p.[name]
) as pom
order by thecount

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by:advlgx
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Awesome, thanks
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