Re: Union Clause

From: Ed Prochak <>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 06:46:35 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 5, 9:17 am, Mtek <> wrote:
> Hi,
> This is my query:
> SELECT SUM(zcom) + SUM(ze) + SUM(zp)
> (SELECT count(DISTINCT(email)) FROM customers_lookup) zcom
> (SELECT count(DISTINCT(email)) FROM customers_lookup) ze
> (SELECT count(DISTINCT(email)) zp FROM customers_lookup) zp);
> Basically I want to get a count from the three tables where the email
> address appears in ALL THREE tables. If an email does not exist in
> all three tables, then I do not want it counted.......
> I think I'm barking up the wrong tree with the query above......
> John.

But you show only one table in this query, customers_lookup.

Here's a hint in the form of a question: What is the difference between the union operation and the join operation?

  ed Received on Mon May 05 2008 - 08:46:35 CDT

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