Help with Query using GREATEST

Hi.
I have data that looks like this:  I need to return the GREATEST date (most current) along with the USER associated with the date. So I want to return 2 fields   DATE & USER

FIELD1     USER1           FIELD2         USER2           FIELD3         USER3
1/1/2001    BOB           1/4/2013       JANE            8/4/2014       MIKE

Should return
8/4/2014       Mike
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sammySeltzerCommented:
SELECT GREATEST(field1,fiedl2, field3, field4) from yourtable
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sammySeltzerCommented:
put semi colon after:

SELECT GREATEST(field1,fiedl2, field3, field4) from yourtable;

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JElsterAuthor Commented:
I need the user associated with the Greatest value
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sammySeltzerCommented:
Try this and see if it solves your problem.

SELECT t1.user1,t1.user2,t1.user3,t1.user4
FROM yourtable t1
INNER JOIN
(
    SELECT GREATEST(field1,field2,fiel3,fiel4)
    FROM yourtable t2
) t2 ON t1.ID=t2.ID

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yourtable t1 and t2 are same table.
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JElsterAuthor Commented:
Sorry,. I need the  GREATEST VALUE and USER
So it returns

8/4/2014       Mike


thx
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Daniel WilsonCommented:
Select GREATEST (Field1, field2, Field3) as GreatestDate,
CASE WHEN field1 = GREATEST (Field1, field2, Field3) then User1
WHEN field2 = GREATEST (Field1, field2, Field3) then User2
WHEN field3 = GREATEST (Field1, field2, Field3) then User3
END as GreatestUser
From MyTable;
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