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Hello,

Will a INSERT statement work for taking a record from one table to another?
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Question by:Jass Saini
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by:Eric Sherman
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Yes, can you be a little more specific in what you are trying to accomplish.

ET
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 40536061
yes

Insert into tablex(f1,f2)
select f1,f2 from tableY
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by:Simon
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Insert into tbl1 (txtCol)
select txtAnotherCol from tbl2
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40536082
Would it be okay to insert from one table to another when the col are different or do they have to be the same.  Where in the property should the action happen?
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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the names of columns may not be the same, BUT the number of columns must be the Same and the Data types must be the same.
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by:Simon
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ID: 40536115
The order of the values clause and the select clause are what matters

insert into t1 (col3,col1)
select col2,col4 from t2

In this case col2 gets inserted in col3 of the table t1 and col4 gets inserted into col1 of t1.

Datatypes should be the same or coercible (e.g. numeric to string, but not alphanumeric string to numeric);.
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40536149
So should I use a COPY button to to copy that over...also...sorry forget this ..

Some of my fields that I need to copy are on the main form and others are the sub form.  Will that be okay?
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 250 total points
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omg,,, @JAss SAini
please stick to the original problem that you posted..
when you got a solution, close the thread AND OPEN a new question for another problem.
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40536223
OK Thank you Rey...it is still part of the same problem.
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by:Jass Saini
ID: 40536224
Thank you
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