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im trying to create a query/report that will generate a report detailing all the employees who forgot to enter their time on friday

my thought was ...

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"select * from tracking table where hours IS NULL and (TrackDate >= '04/06/2009') AND (TrackDate <= '04/10/2009')"
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but if they didnt enter any data then there is no record of them anyway.

how do i need to construct my logic to get the data i need?

two queries : one that says who DID enter time and then compare a list of the total employees

any assistance is appreciated.

thx



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Question by:nriddock
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by:tl121000
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Do you have an employee table?
If so, you can run a correlated subquery checking the employee id table and then checking the tracking tbale where the emplyeed ID not exist.
 
 
 
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by:nriddock
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emp table - yes

so....

select * from EmpTable, TrackingTable

where EmpTable.EmpID = TrackingTable.EmpID

(INSERT SUBQUERY HERE?)


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Here you go -

(just expanding on tl121000's original post 24088519 to give you the relevant code)
select * from EmpTable E
where not exists (select 1 from TrackingTable T where T.EmpId = E.EmpId AND TrackDate >= '04/06/2009' AND TrackDate <= '04/10/2009')

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