With Access, you'd be better of doing this in your presentation level. You
could save the person's name to a variable and write ", location" until the
name changes, then write "name - location" and keep going from there. The
necessary query to get that kind of output directly is not available in
Access to the best of my knowledge.
"Jason Cook" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>I understand. What I'm actually showing you is the result of a query.
> I actually have three tables...people, conference location, and a linking
> table. Each person has a unique id in its table and each conference
> location (thirty locations) has a unique id. Each person has three
> conference location choices assigned in the linking table, so Johnny is
> recID 7 and my three locations are locID 12, 18, and 24. My linking table
> (in this case) would then have three records 7 with 12, 7 with 18, and 7
> with 24. I need to get a list of each person and their three locations.
> Am I doing this the wrong way? Please, any help is appreciated.
> "Pat Shaw" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>> To be honest, you are having trouble getting this right because your
>> table design is seriously flawed. If I were you, instead of trying to
>> accomplish this with what could turn out to be quite tricky SQL, I would
>> re-design your database as this will make things much easier for you
>> going forward.
>> Read up on normal forms (particularly 1-3) and think how you can design
>> your database correctly using this method. Believe me, it will be woth
>> your while.
>> "Jason Cook" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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>>> Say I have two fields, animal and part and each animal is listed three
>>> times with three parts.
>>> Animal Part
>>> Bee Wings
>>> Bee Eyes
>>> Bee Legs
>>> Cat Nose
>>> Cat Fur
>>> Cat Tail
>>> I want an output like
>>> Animal - Bee, Part 1=Wings, Part 2=Eyes, Part3=Legs
>>> Animal - Cat, Part 1=Nose, Part2=Fur, Part3=Tail
>>> Any suggestions?