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I have table that 5 columns
ID   Name    Account1    Account2 Account3 Account4
19   John       212                444            325           0
22   Chris      333                212            213         234
15   Steve     212                458             235         213
12    Jim        324                876            123          212.

I would like to retrieve all the data that have "212" Account#. It could be in any column.

What SQL Statement I can use to get this data?
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If an account number is a string then use '212' if it is an integer just use 212
SELECT
      ID
    , Name
    , Account1
    , Account2
    , Account3
    , Account4
FROM ThatTable
WHERE (  Account1 = '212'
      OR Account2 = '212'
      OR Account3 = '212'
      OR Account4 = '212'
      )

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by:mlmcc
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The above comment will work if you are creating the view in the database or using a COMMAND as the data source.

If you are doing this in Crystal you only need to have the WHERE part in the SELECT EXPERT.

{YourTable.Account1} = "212"
OR
{YourTable.Account2} = "212"
OR
{YourTable.Account3} = "212"
OR
{YourTable.Account4} = "212"


If the field is numeric remove the " " around the 212

mlmcc
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by:James0628
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Just for the heck of it, this is a slightly different way to do the same thing:

"212" in [ {table.Account1}, {table.Account2}, {table.Account3}, {table.Account4} ]


 It's not really any better.  Just different.  Maybe a little "simpler".

 James
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