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#1 ShadowMetis

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 04:21 AM

Is there a way within MySQL to order the selected rows by one column, then by a second column if two rows have the same value for the first colum?

For Example:
| foo | bar |
|=====|=====|
|  4  |  2  |
|  6  |  6  |
|  3  |  3  |
|  7  |  0  |
|  8  |  9  |
|  6  |  1  |
|  2  |  5  |
If I wanted those ordered by foo, since foo has the same value for the second and sixth row, I'd want it to know to put the second row first because the bar value is higher than that of the sixth. Is this possible and what is the syntax?
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#2 .josh

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 04:30 AM

select * from table order by foo, bar desc
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