Solved

Select into tb.column from different tb.column

Posted on 2010-11-19
4
219 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have two tables, both contain employee_no and other column's, I need to 'copy' only the employee_no column into an existing tb, so that it can be updated with new information, how would I go about doing this?
0
Comment
Question by:JYLWest
4 Comments
 
LVL 52

Expert Comment

by:Carl Tawn
ID: 34173158
You mean something like:

   INSERT INTO [Table2] ([employee_no])
       SELECT [employee_no] FROM [Table1]

?
0
 
LVL 142

Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 34173178
I think you want to UPDATE with JOIN ...
see this article: http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_1517.html
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
Erick37 earned 500 total points
ID: 34173266
Updates one table with info in another table joined on employee_no. ??

UPDATE a SET
   somecolumn = b.someothercolumn
FROM TableOne a
INNER JOIN TableTwo b ON a.employee_no = b.employee_no
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:JYLWest
ID: 34831138
managed to come right but very close to where i needed to be.
0

Featured Post

Zoho SalesIQ

Hassle-free live chat software re-imagined for business growth. 2 users, always free.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

In this article I will describe the Backup & Restore method as one possible migration process and I will add the extra tasks needed for an upgrade when and where is applied so it will cover all.
Use this article to create a batch file to backup a Microsoft SQL Server database to a Windows folder.  The folder can be on the local hard drive or on a network share.  This batch file will query the SQL server to get the current date & time and wi…
Concerto provides fully managed cloud services and the expertise to provide an easy and reliable route to the cloud. Our best-in-class solutions help you address the toughest IT challenges, find new efficiencies and deliver the best application expe…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

947 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now