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Display blob field with aggregate function?

Posted on 2011-10-26
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Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Hi All,

I need to create a query that will display the last the time a file was sent, as well as the header info. The header info is stored in a blob data type, that basically represents a XML file. I can see the blob data without any issues, until I add the aggregate function which I need. Is there a work around for this?

I get the error mesage saying 'blog data type are not allowed in Group clause'.

SELECT  f.name, MAX(f.starttime) senddate, df. blogInfo
    FROM datafile f, datafileDetail df
     WHERE (df.id = f.id)
  GROUP BY f.name, df. blogInfo

Question by:mlong219
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Accepted Solution

p_nuts earned 2000 total points
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You could get max of the blob but you cant group on it. Or use a sub query
select t1.*,
(select bloginfo from filedetail where id = t1.id) as info from (
SELECT f.id, f.name, MAX(f.starttime) senddate
    FROM datafile f
     WHERE (df.id = f.id)
  GROUP BY f.id, f.name) as t1
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 37218436
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