select/update query in same statement

Posted on 2015-01-13
Last Modified: 2015-01-19
Can anyone help me please,

I have a query where i do the select below, and now i need another query to update the same select fields based on the joining SO_Number...

1st query...

  FROM [PartDetail]  pd
  left JOIN [DataLink] ON [DataLink].Material = pd.Material
  WHERE SO_Number='0002424291'

2nd query...(this is what i need to update everything above) so i would be supplying the query with params that match the fields in pd.

Question by:razza_b
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Expert Comment

by:Jim Horn
ID: 40547385
Give us a data mockup of what you're trying to pull off here.

Author Comment

ID: 40547570
ok so i have 2 tables and one has these fields...

partdetail table (these fields need to be updated based on the SO_Number on table [DataLink])

DataLink table

so when i do the select query i bring that back to my app and i change the values and then want to update that same data back again.
hope this helps.
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Accepted Solution

Phillip Burton earned 500 total points
ID: 40548491
Just prefix your existing statement with

UPDATE tabletoupdate
SET fieldname = newvalue

so it continues


You can test it with starting


and end with

Select * from updatedtable
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Expert Comment

by:Vitor Montalvão
ID: 40548840
You want to retrieve data, change some values and update the data, right?
If so, you need to tell us which programming language are you using so we can help you better.
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Expert Comment

by:Phillip Burton
ID: 40557433
Why Grade C?

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