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Processing an update statement is causing a Duplicate Key error inserting.... ?  Primary key error.  The primary key isn't a column being updated??
Update subscriptions set PRODUCT_CODE = 'ONLINE_LIB' , 
BT_ID = '100521' , 
PROD_TYPE = 'SUB' , 
STATUS = 'A' , 
BEGIN_DATE = '10/1/2008' , PAID_THRU = '9/30/2009' , COPIES = 1 , SOURCE_CODE = '' , FIRST_SUBSCRIBED = '12/31/1899' , CONTINUOUS_SINCE = '10/1/2008' , PRIOR_YEARS = 0 , FUTURE_COPIES = 0 , FUTURE_COPIES_DATE = '12/31/1899' , PREF_MAIL = 0 , PREF_BILL = 0 , RENEW_MONTHS = '0' , MAIL_CODE = '' , PREVIOUS_BALANCE = 0 , BILL_DATE = '10/2/2008' , REMINDER_DATE = '12/31/1899' , REMINDER_COUNT = '0' , BILL_BEGIN = '10/1/2008' , BILL_THRU = '9/30/2009' , BILL_AMOUNT = 300 , BILL_COPIES = 1 , PAYMENT_AMOUNT = 300 , PAYMENT_DATE = '10/2/2008' , PAID_BEGIN = '12/31/1899' , LAST_PAID_THRU = '9/30/2009' , COPIES_PAID = 1 , ADJUSTMENT_AMOUNT = 0 , LTD_PAYMENTS = 300 , ISSUES_PRINTED = '' , BALANCE = 0 , CANCEL_REASON = '' , YEARS_ACTIVE_STRING = '' , LAST_ISSUE = '' , LAST_ISSUE_DATE = '12/31/1899' , DATE_ADDED = '10/2/2008' , LAST_UPDATED = '10/3/2008 11:09:50 AM' , UPDATED_BY = 'KTRINH' , INTENT_TO_EDIT = '' , F
LAG = '' , BILL_TYPE = 'A' , COMPLIMENTARY = 0 , FUTURE_CREDITS = 0 , INVOICE_REFERENCE_NUM = 0 , INVOICE_LINE_NUM = 0 , CAMPAIGN_CODE = '' , APPEAL_CODE = '' , ORG_CODE = 'MCLE' , IS_FR_ITEM = 0 , FAIR_MARKET_VALUE = 0 Where  id = '100521'

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Patrick Matthews earned 250 total points
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Hello Jeff_Kingston,

Are you updating a column that has a unique index, for which your update would introduce a duplicate value?

Regards,

Patrick
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by:Jeff_Kingston
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You ever been in the forest where you can't see the trees.  there was a field in the updatestring that was a primary key,that I completely forgot about.  Wouldn't it be nice if there error trapping contined the offending row???
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