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I need to create a query that will extract all of the records

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I need to create a query that will extract all of the records in a table with a unique value from a field with duplicate values.
Hi there and welcome

So to understand you want the query to make a unique id if it finds two of the same records in the tablet?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


The "Incident number" field has many duplicate incident numbers, which represent different pieces of equipment responded to an emergency call. I want to create a table that just pulls each unique incident number with it's other corresponding information to create a new table.

Thanks Chuck

Than use this

Select * from tablet where incidentnumber in(select min(incidentnumber) from table)


Let me know if you have any problems please
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Is this what you are talking about:


 


(select min (MODIFIED INCIDENT NO) from EMSOnlyCalYear2012)


 


I had to pull the "MODIFIED INCIDENT NO" down into a second query field as the * field doesn't allow criteria


 

yes that is it

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I get a "syntax error" when I try to run it.


Syntax error in query expression '(((EMSOnlyCaiYear2012.[MODIFIED INCIDENT NO]}=(select min (MODIFIED NCIDENT NO) from EMSOnlyCaiYear2012)))'.

is this Microsoft Access? which version?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes, Access 2010

Can you upload the database here

www.wikisend.com

And give me the download link

there are soo many factors that can cause this, it is easier if I do the query in access for you

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
ok, I see the problem

You want to just select one incident number right? But which one is the correct one?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


It doesn't matter as long as it just selects one incident number and excludes the duplicates

ok, I need to figure it out by going though the data

I am going offline now, can I resume this tomorrow?

Or would you like an other expert to take over?
ignore that, worked it out

uploading now
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


OK I'll await the download link.

here you go

http://wikisend.com/download/412414/RichieMe.accdb

Let me know if you have problems please

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