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Posted on 2013-05-24
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Hi Experts,

I want to select all customer names from a table that share the highest ID. The following sql shows what I want to do but does not work.

SELECT CustomerName FROM tblCustomers WHERE ID = MAX(ID)
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SELECT CustomerName FROM tblCustomers
WHERE ID = (SELECT MAX(ID) FROM tblCustomers)
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Try this

Select CustomerName from tblCustomers where ID in (Select Max([ID]) from tblCustomers);
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by:Dale Fye
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I cannot imagine why this would bring back more than one record, as you generally don't repeat ID values, and:

SELECT Max([ID]) from tblCustomers

would only return a single ID value.

Can you describe (in words, not SQL) what it is you really want to accomplish?  

You may have to provide  a little more detail about your table structure.  If you could provide a couple of sample records (sanitized to avoid revealing personal, financial, or proprietary information) , that would be even better.
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