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  1. #1
    mothermugger is offline Novice
    Windows 7 64bit Access 2002
    Join Date
    Nov 2011

    mutiple joins

    I have never had the real need for complex joins like I do for this project

    here is my simple problem that is now complex due to the need for the joins

    Deals Table: seller1ID seller2ID Buyer1ID Buyer2ID

    all Buyers and sellers (and a few others) are in the Players Table which has
    a key field called ID

    so I need mutiple joins something like this:

    SELECT * FROM deals
    INNER JOIN Players ON deals.seller1 =
    INNER JOIN Players ON deals.buyer1 =
    INNER JOIN Players ON deals.seller2 =
    INNER JOIN Players ON deals.buyer2 =

    This is a web project using Access DB
    I am using VBscript in classic ASP

    Not that that make much difference
    in the syntax of the SQL - I have seen
    a few examples but I can't get anything to work

    This is a line of code that creates the SQL from my project it works
    but I need add the multiple joins.

    sql = "SELECT * FROM (deals INNER JOIN Players ON deals.seller1 = "

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    pdebaets is offline Competent Performer
    Windows Vista Access 2010 (version 14.0)
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Los Angeles
    Do I understand this right?

    For every Deal you may have one or more Players?

    Every Player may be involved in one or more Deals?

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