IN syntax in access

Posted on 2011-02-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
is t-sql's IN, NOT IN syntax work in access sql the same way?

Question by:anushahanna
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rowansmith earned 167 total points
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Yes.  It is exactly the same.

See :

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However I should clarify that you can not use "in" with another select statement in access (as you can with T-SQL).

eg:  select a from tabX where a in (select a from tabY)

Will not work in access.
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peter57r earned 167 total points
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select a from tabX where a in (select a from tabY)

...will definitely work in Access, assuming the 'a' fields are compatible.
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by:Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )
Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE ) earned 166 total points
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Ditto what Peter said; I use the IN keyword frequently in Access with a sub-select.
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Agreed. My mistake.

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Thank you experts.

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