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insert sql using both VALUES and SUB-QUERY

Posted on 2013-12-14
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hi guys,

i can write an insert query and use VALUES to insert the data i want. i can also use a subquery to insert the data. can i use a mixture of 2 or must i write 2 queries?

e.g. join the 2 lines of code into 1

Sub InsertQuery_UsingValuesOnly()
    Call CurrentDb.Execute("INSERT INTO DestinationTable (TableField1, TableField2) VALUES (""something1"", ""something2"");")
End Sub
Sub InsertQuery_UsingSQLOnly()
    Call CurrentDb.Execute("INSERT INTO DestinationTable (TableField1, TableField2) SELECT ExistingInformation.Existing1, ExistingInformation.Existing2 FROM ExistingInformation;")
End Sub

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Do you like to insert some default values if you have no existing data in ExistingInformation?
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Yes I would = )
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You can use construction like:
SELECT nz(ExistingInformation.Existing1, "something1"), nz(ExistingInformation.Existing2, "something2")
in combination with left join to ExistingInformation from some full table/query
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Gustav Brock earned 250 total points
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> can i use a mixture of 2 or must i write 2 queries?

You could create a union query and then use this once to insert all values. But it would be slower than just running the two queries you have.

/gustav
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yup guys i agree, it may take a bit too much effort - i should just keep it simple = ) thanks guys!! = ))
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