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Re: delete duplicate records [message #35628] Tue, 02 October 2001 07:54
John D. Elliott
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Registered: October 2001
Junior Member
The quick way to do this is to create a temporary table with the information in it and then blow away the original table then recreate it.

create table temp1 as select distinct * from originalTable;

That creates the temp table with unique rows.

Now get rid of the original table:

drop table orginialTable;

and re-create it:

create table originalTable as select * from temp1;

That should do it!

Enjoy!

John E.

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