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Access: Query: Consolidating rows of data

Posted on 2011-03-18
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In access, I'm importing data from a spreadsheet. Much of the data is the same from line to line. (This is testing data where most of the results say PASS). However, every once in a while something failed. So I'm likely to have something like

SN1:Test1: PASS
SN1:Test2: PASS
SN1:Test3: PASS
SN2:Test1: PASS
SN2:Test2: PASS
SN2:Test3: PASS
SN3:Test1: PASS
SN3:Test2: PASS
SN3:Test3: FAIL

Now I want to be able to say that SN (serial number) fails if there is a single failure but passes if all lines are PASS. I want to get query results that show:


SN1: PASS (ie all 3 tests pass)
SN2: PASS
SN3: FAIL

This is in Access 2002, and I'm fairly novice on this.
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by:DockieBoy
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There should be a relatively easy solution for this, are you able to upload a copy of the db.

Probably just need to loop through records and use a select case, but will need some more infor to be sure :)
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Aaron Tomosky earned 250 total points
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select sn, min(statuscolum) from table group by sn

Min works with letters also so if there is a fail anywhere for that sn it will show fail. If it's all pass it will show pass. You could laso change your structure so pass = 0 an fail = 1 then just sum the column. The number would be the number of fails.
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by:mtownsend1
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This works well.  I had to figure out how to render this in the Access GUI, but it works by showing Totals and choosing the Group By of Min within the Design GUI.

Thanks!
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by:Aaron Tomosky
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Or you can click the SQL button and just paste it in and change the table and column names
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