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Access - query to get next to Last Record which is a group of records.

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Hello All
I struggle mightly with this getting the last record and now I need to get the one prior to the last record........
The field I have to select by is the ShiftCashCountID

My current code is
SELECT DISTINCTROW qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.ShiftCashCountID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.CurrencyDenominationsID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.[Sum Of CountAmt], qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.ShiftID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.BusinessDate
FROM qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay
GROUP BY qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.ShiftCashCountID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.CurrencyDenominationsID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.[Sum Of CountAmt], qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.ShiftID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.BusinessDate
ORDER BY qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.ShiftCashCountID, qry_dta_ShiftCashCount_TtlByDenomALL_BusDay.CurrencyDenominationsID;

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by:als315
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Do you need only one ShiftCashCountID or it should be found for groups?

Just FYI: You always will get answer quckly if you upload sample DB and show expected result, based on this sample.
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Dale Fye (Access MVP) earned 500 total points
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i'm working from my iPad, so i'm going to make this short

To get the next to last record in a recordset you need to do something like

Select top 1 *
From (
Select top 2 * from yourtable
Order by sortfield DESC
) as temp
Order by sortfield ACS

The sub query sorts your data backwards, so the record you want to get is the 2nd record from that set.

The outer query resorts in your original sort order and takes the top 1 record, which is actually the 2nd to last record in your original result set.
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by:wlwebb
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Thank you
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by:Dale Fye (Access MVP)
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glad I could help.
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