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Thread: join syntax for table.column
12-06-2011, 04:24 AM #1
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join syntax for table.column
I'm trying to join a couple tables that have the same column name. I want to do something like:
JOIN continents.Name AS continentname ON table1.continents = continents.ID
command denied to user 'username'@'localhost' for table 'Name'
Is this not a possible way of doing my query?
12-06-2011, 05:09 PM #2
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You really don't say what you want from the two tables. This one produces only the set of records that match in both Table1 and name.
SELECT * FROM Table1 INNER JOIN Name ON table1.continents = Name.continents
12-06-2011, 08:38 PM #3
Why do you think MySQL would lie to you about the error??
That error surely means exactly what it says.
The default user (username@localhost) simply doesn't have permission to access that table in that database.
To find out for sure, just try getting something from that table, without using a JOIN.
You should get the same message.
So now you need to go add username@localhost as an account with permissions to that database and/or table.An optimist sees the glass as half full.
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