MS Access 2003 query to select a record on multiple conditions

I need  a query to select Field1, Field2, Field3, Field4 and Field5 from every record in Table1 *except* records that meet the following criteria:
- Records in table1 that have a "0" (zero) in Field3, Field4 and Field5.
- also have the first 4 numbers of a 6 digit number in Table1.Field2 match the first 4 numbers of Table2.Field1

Both points (conditions) must be met for the record to be excluded from query results.
Who is Participating?
MNelson831Connect With a Mentor Commented:
2 tables Cap.

select Field1, Field2, Field3, Field4 and Field5 from Table1
where Field3 <> 0 and Field4 <> 0 and Field5 <> 0 and left(Field2,4) not in (Select left(Field1,4) From Table2)

Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:

select *
from tablex
where (field3=0 or field4=0 or field5=0) and left(field2,4)=left(field1,4)
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
if you aare not getting the correct results, post sample data and the expected records you want to see
Cloud Class® Course: SQL Server Core 2016

This course will introduce you to SQL Server Core 2016, as well as teach you about SSMS, data tools, installation, server configuration, using Management Studio, and writing and executing queries.

Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)Commented:
and I didn't see  *except* <lol>  
Muskie12Author Commented:
capricorn1 - I *thought* your query looked funny but figured it was a case of it being brilliant in its simiplicity so I was trying to experiment with it anyway...

MNelson831 - what do you mean "2 tables Cap."?    Also, I think since your query is selecting the records I want but using the logic of the records I want excluded, I *think* the "and"s in the first part of the WHERE need to be "or"s. I'm just playing with it now.
Muskie12Author Commented:
Thanks MNelson831, a couple of slight mods (repl 'and's with 'or's and remove the 'not' gave me the records I was looking for.

SELECT Table1.Field1
WHERE (((COA.JAN)<>0)) OR (((COA.FEB)<>0)) OR (((COA.MAR)<>0)) OR (((Left([Account],4)) In (Select left(Field1,4) From Table2)));
My bad... I read the question as wanting to exclude records that met ALL conitions rather than records that met ANY condition
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.