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Posted - September 30 2006 :  16:14:01  Show Profile  Visit pelicanPaul's Homepage  Reply with Quote


I would like to make it so the SQL query in the shopexd.asp file is different - I do not know what limitations there are in VP ASP for custom queries. I would like it to do a JOIN to another table. I have my query working in ACCESS but it makes for an error on my page..

I am new to VP ASP.

The query is just this in the "out of the box" code.

sql="SELECT * from products WHERE products.catalogid=" & catalogid

I want to change it to below. What is strange is that even if I explictly list all the fields in the table products and not do a JOIN, it still errors.

Error Type:
Unspecified error
/HunterHouseStore/shopexd.asp, line 89

Below is my new query...

' sql="SELECT products.catalogid, products.ccode, products.cname, products.subtitle, products.shorttitle, products.cdescription, products.cprice, products.ccategory, products.cdescurl, products.features, products.cimageurl, products.cstock, products.weight, products.mfg, products.pother1, products.pother2, products.pother3, products.subcategoryid, products.retailprice, products.specialoffer, products.category, products.buttonimage, products.cdateavailable, products.allowusertext, products.pother4, products.pother5, products.userid, products.keywords, products.template, products.extendedimage, products.extendeddesc, products.selectlist, products.level3, products.level4, products.level5, products.minimumquantity, products.crossselling, products.hide, products.productmatch, products.customermatch, products.orderattachment, products.orderdownload, products.groupfordiscount, products.clanguage, products.points, products.pointstobuy, products.price2, products.price3, products.billprice, products.billinstallments, products.billinstallmenttype, products.billinterval, products.maximumquantity, products.frontpage, products.inventoryproducts, products.taxfree, products.freeshipping, products.highercatalogid, products.spdisplaytype, products.hassubproduct, products.impressions, products.cdateadded, products.cdateupdated, products.templatelisting, products.size, products.format, products.tradecode, products.pages, products.pubdate, products.noofillu, products.tablecont, authmas.Authid, authmas.fname, authmas.lname, authmas.mname, authmas.Authfoto, authmas.postnomals, authmas.pro_aff, authmas.Forthcoming, authmas.priopen, authmas.website, authmas.briefbio, authmas.authbio FROM products INNER JOIN authmas ON products.level3 = authmas.Authid WHERE products.catalogid=" & catalogid

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Posted - October 04 2006 :  09:55:24  Show Profile  Visit pelicanPaul's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I solved this by not declaring the fields explicitly in the products table - kept it select products.* and was able to do a join to my custom table "authors". just a FYI for others that go down this path.
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