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Posted on 2011-02-10
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select Distinct -1 as InvestigatorID, Ltrim(Rtrim(p.Name)) as InvestigatorName
Order by p.Name
I get the following error.  How can I fix this?  Thank you.
ORDER BY items must appear in the select list if the statement contains a UNION, INTERSECT or EXCEPT operator.
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select Distinct -1 as InvestigatorID, Ltrim(Rtrim(p.Name)) as InvestigatorName
Order by  InvestigatorName
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Ah, great.  Thanks.
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Order by 2

2 represents the second column...
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