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MySQL: INSERT INTO for each result

Posted on 2011-09-05
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This MySQL query returns 900 results:
SELECT `ID` from `Member` WHERE `UserSuspended` = '1'

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For each of those 900 results, I want to do this:
INSERT INTO `Group_Members` (`GroupID`,`MemberID`) VALUES ('18', '###  ID from the previous query ###')

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Question by:hankknight
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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run this as one statement:

INSERT INTO `Group_Members` (`GroupID`,`MemberID`) SELECT '18', `ID` from `Member` WHERE `UserSuspended` = '1'

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by:hankknight
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angelIII, that query does not work.  The problem is it is that "Select '18'" makes it return all results.



## Returns 100000 Results
SELECT '18', `ID` from `Member` WHERE `UserSuspended` = '1'

## Returns 900 Results
SELECT * from `Member` WHERE `UserSuspended` = '1'
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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adding another field into the query will not result in more or less records.
you must confuse things ...
difficult will be now to "see" what goes wrong in your case, I know for sure that INSERT ... SELECT ... works fine as such...
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