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Iyonix
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 6:36 pm (14 years, 2 months ago) Reply with QuoteBack to Top

How would I order a SELECT query by the sum of 5 integer feilds? I have tried

ORDER BY strength+agility+vitality+enlightenment+sagacity

but it doesn't work.

Thanks in advance for any replys Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 7:23 pm (14 years, 2 months ago) Reply with QuoteBack to Top

SELECT *, strength+agility+vitality+enlightenment+sagacity AS justatest FROM <table> WHERE <condition> ORDER BY justatest

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Iyonix
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 8:04 pm (14 years, 2 months ago) Reply with QuoteBack to Top

Thank you for the very quick response. I will try it out now.

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Iyonix
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2003 8:23 pm (14 years, 2 months ago) Reply with QuoteBack to Top

I just implemented your code and it worked.
Thanks again Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2003 7:17 am (14 years, 2 months ago) Reply with QuoteBack to Top

anytime Smile

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