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I have this very simple query here
SELECT distinct
xdate,
store
FROM deldates;

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that gives me

XDATE	STORE
2	10411
5	10411
5	10412
2	10412
7	10413
4	10413
6	10414
4	10414
2	10414
6	10415
3	10415
6	10416
3	10416
6	10418
2	10418
4	10427
7	10427
7	10428
4	10428
3	10429

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I am looking for a new query that will give these results

XDATE	STORE	RANKING
2	10411	1
5	10411	2
5	10412	2
2	10412	1
7	10413	2
4	10413	1	
6	10414	3
4	10414	2
2	10414	1
6	10415	2
3	10415	1
6	10416	2
3	10416	1
6	10418	2
2	10418	1
4	10427	2
7	10427	1
7	10428	2
4	10428	1
3	10429	1

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Question by:FutureDBA-
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) earned 2000 total points
ID: 39707079
Ty this (untested, just typed in):
SELECT distinct
xdate,
store,
rank() over(partition by store order by xdate) myrank
FROM deldates;
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by:FutureDBA-
ID: 39707095
that's on the right track i think, but the results are wrong.

XDATE	STORE	MYRANK
2	1000	1
5	1000	19
3	10395	1
7	10395	12
2	10396	1
5	10396	17
2	10397	1
4	10397	11
6	10397	21
3	10400	1
5	10400	12
7	10400	23
4	10401	1
7	10401	11
2	10402	1
5	10402	23
2	10403	1
5	10403	10
4	10404	1
7	10404	5
3	10405	1
6	10405	12

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i added an order by clause to main query to make it easier to work with
SELECT distinct
xdate,
store,
rank() over(partition by store order by xdate) myrank
FROM deldates
order by store, to_number(xdate);
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by:FutureDBA-
ID: 39707108
dense_rank worked
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by:sventhan
ID: 39707110
try this ..

SELECT distinct
xdate,
store,
rank() over(partition by store,xdate order by store,xdate) myrank
FROM deldates
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by:FutureDBA-
ID: 39707139
set me on right path,

used desne_rank instead of rank.

thanks
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