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Oracle insert with select and nextval

Posted on 2009-07-12
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Hi,

I have a simple insert question for 10g.

I have an insert and want to use a select from another table and nextval.

This returns an error...missing expression

Thanks
Phil




insert into zipcode_usa_canada (
ZIPCODE_ID,
ZIPCODE,
ZIP_TYPE,
ZIP_CITYNAME,
ZIP_CITYTYPE,
ZIP_STATENAME,
ZIP_STATEABBR,
ZIP_AREACODE,
LATITUDE,
LONGITUDE)
values (
select ZIPCODE_USA_CANADA_SEQ.nextval,
POSTALCODE, 
POSTALTYPE, 
CITYNAME, 
CITYTYPE, 
PROVINCENAME, 
PROVINCEABBR,  
AREACODE, 
LATITUDE, 
LONGITUDE
from ZIP_USA_CANADA_2009
where upper(citytype) = 'D' 
)

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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remove the values
insert into zipcode_usa_canada (
ZIPCODE_ID,
ZIPCODE,
ZIP_TYPE,
ZIP_CITYNAME,
ZIP_CITYTYPE,
ZIP_STATENAME,
ZIP_STATEABBR,
ZIP_AREACODE,
LATITUDE,
LONGITUDE)
select ZIPCODE_USA_CANADA_SEQ.nextval,
POSTALCODE, 
POSTALTYPE, 
CITYNAME, 
CITYTYPE, 
PROVINCENAME, 
PROVINCEABBR,  
AREACODE, 
LATITUDE, 
LONGITUDE
from ZIP_USA_CANADA_2009
where upper(citytype) = 'D' 

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by:nohacks
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Thanks for the quick response...
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