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Add ID number to potential duplicate query

Posted on 2014-04-01
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Hello Experts.

I am working on a query that I just can't get to work the way I need.  I have written the following query that identifies subject names (subjectName) that exist more than once in the table:

SELECT multipleSubjectNameQry.subjectName
FROM multipleSubjectNameQry
GROUP BY multipleSubjectNameQry.subjectName
HAVING ((Count(*))>1);

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But I need this query to also display the record number (primary key).  But, when I add the primary key field the query doesn't return anything because the results are no longer duplicates.  How can I modify this query so that it provides the list of subject names that exist more than once, along with their record numbers?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.  I am working with MS Access 2013 on Windows 7.

Also, I have tried the following, but it doesn't work either:

SELECT multipleSubjectNameQry.subjectName, multipleSubjectNameQry.myID
FROM multipleSubjectNameQry
GROUP BY multipleSubjectNameQry.subjectName, multipleSubjectNameQry.myID
HAVING (((Count(multipleSubjectNameQry.subjectName))>1));

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Thanks,
J
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Question by:ferguson_jerald
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Use the Find Duplicates wizard to create the query.  You can have it return whatever you want.
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