How to select rows from a table from other table key column value +1


I just went through a situation where there are 2 tables and I need a select rows from first table based on the key column of second table incremented by 1. For example:


1 hari 123

2 hari2 321

3 hari3 432

4 hari4 234

5 hari5 543


1 hari 123

4 hari4 234

The result selection must display 2 and 5 i.e..

2 hari2 321

5 hari5 543

Please share your answers.

Thanks, Ram

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asked Aug 16, 2012 at 03:15 PM in Default

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You can just put that right into the JOIN criteria:

 FROM dbo.Table1 AS t1
 JOIN dbo.Table2 AS t2
 ON t1.ID +1 = t2.ID;

Now, that does act as a function on the column, so it may result in scans. Test it to be sure.

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answered Aug 16, 2012 at 03:24 PM

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Thanks for your response Fritchey.

My expectation is it should pick 1 nd 4 key values from table 1 and display 2 and 5 from first table.

Aug 16, 2012 at 03:51 PM 2ramgopal

It worked. Did some minor changes based on my data and got it.Thanks Fritchey.

Aug 16, 2012 at 06:24 PM 2ramgopal
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