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JOIN with UNPIVOT

Posted on 2011-09-09
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So I've got these two queries that pull  different data from the same table and use the UNPIVOT statement to rearrange the data. The only difference in these queries is the where statement. These queries look like this:
--QUERY A

select PVTa.[col1], PVTa.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C200')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
as PVTa 
Go

--QUERY B

select PVTb.[col1], PVTb.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C300')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
as PVTb 
Go

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They return these results:

Query A:
col1         col2
_001      1559
_002      1575
_003      1581

Query B:
 col1        col2
_001      1586
_002      1608
_003      1646

I want to join these select statements together and have the results look like this:
col1         col2         col3
_001      1559         1586
_002      1575         1608
_003      1581         1646

I tried doing a JOIN but if I can't get it to work:
select PVTa.[col1], PVTa.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C200')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
as PVTa 
JOIN (
select PVTb.[col1], PVTb.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C300')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003)) p )
as PVTb ON PVTa.col1 = PVTb.col1

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It returns the error:

Msg 4104, Level 16, State 1, Line 36
The multi-part identifier "PVTb.col1" could not be bound.
Msg 4104, Level 16, State 1, Line 36
The multi-part identifier "PVTb.col2" could not be bound.

Any ideas on how I can combine these two queries?

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Question by:David11011
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wdosanjos earned 500 total points
ID: 36512317
Please try the following:

select PVTa.[col1], PVTa.[col2], PVTb.[col2] as [col3]
from 
(select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C200')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
as PVTa,
(select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C300')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
as PVTb 
where PVTa.col1 = PVTb.col1

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by:dwe761
ID: 36512340
Try this:

SELECT a.[col1], a.[col2], b.[col2] As col3
FROM 
(
select PVTa.[col1], PVTa.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C200')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
as PVTa 
) a
JOIN 
(
select PVTb.[col1], PVTb.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from 
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C300')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003)) p )
as PVTb 
) b
ON a.col1 = b.col1

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by:lludden
ID: 36512347
WITH PVTa
AS (
select PVTa.[col1], PVTa.[col2] from (select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C200')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
), PVTb  AS (
(select DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003 from
(select * from PHDOLLARS where PHSMRANGE ='0501C300')  p ) p
UNPIVOT
([col2] for [col1] IN (DOLLARVALUES_001, DOLLARVALUES_002, DOLLARVALUES_003))
)
SELECT pvta.*, pvtb.Col2 AS Col3
FROM pvta INNER JOIN pvtb ON pvta.col1 = pvtb.col2
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by:David11011
ID: 36513137
Thanks wdosanjos! I just copied and pasted and it worked perfectly.

I didn't know that I could nest multiple select statements by simply separating the from select statements with a comma. I learned something cool today.
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