Solved

How to use one Gridview to list two SQL Database tables consecutively

Posted on 2011-09-27
3
347 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I have two tables with 3 columns.  Each tables represents different types of the same entity (Shoes) so they have the same types of attributes.  

eg. Columns
Table 1: BootID, BootName, BootSize
Table 2: SneakerID, SneakerName, SneakerSize

They are related through table 3, the store table where BootID and SneakerID are foreign keys.

eg. Columns
Table 3: StoreID, BootID, SneakerID, StoreLocation

How do you display the shoes in one Gridview?

eg. Columns: Shoes Name, Shoe Size
eg. Values: BootName1, 7
                   BootName2, 10
                   SneakerName1, 11
                   SneakerName2, 10

Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:Timbilt
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
sybe earned 500 total points
ID: 36716426
I would say, solve it with a query using INNER JOIN.

But actually your examples make not much sense to me. Why do you have two tables for the same entity? And what is the nature of their relationship in the third table?

Maybe you need a "UNION ALL" ?
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:Shaun Kline
ID: 36716440
I agree with sybe.
If you are still in design mode, consider having one table and add a column to define the type of shoe.

Otherwise, a UNION ALL would be needed. You may also need to have a value to each component of the UNION to distinguish the type of shoe to your application.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Timbilt
ID: 36717797
This is what is needed
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SQL Recursion 6 33
selective rebuild of SQL Tables in scheduled job 10 38
Record locking on classic ASP 3 38
Boolean 13 21
Background What I'm presenting in this article is the result of 2 conditions in my work area: We have a SQL Server production environment but no development or test environment; andWe have an MS Access front end using tables in SQL Server but we a…
If you need to start windows update installation remotely or as a scheduled task you will find this very helpful.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question