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SQL Select where not exists?

Posted on 2012-12-26
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I have a view with the following 4 fields

ClientID   ContactID    ContactType   FullName


I want to do a UNION all and
Select  ClientID, ContactID,ContactType,FullName
From ClientContacts

Where the ClientCOntacts record doesn't exist in the View

The similar fields are of course ClientID and ContactID
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select  ClientID, ContactID, ContactType, FullName
from ClientContactsView C
union all
select  ClientID, ContactID, ContactType, FullName
from ClientContacts C
where not exists (
  select 1
  from ClientContactsView C1
  where C.ClientID = C1.ClientID and C.ContactID = C1.ContactID
)

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by:lrbrister
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Thanks
Buried and can't remember the simplest thing
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