RE: Quick question re outer joins

indeed -- just start with "select ename from scott.emp" to get 14 rows,
and then outer join with scott.dept -- I am pretty sure you'll see 15 rows.
not sure whether you are talking about the left, right, or full outer join,
though ...

Kind regards,
Lex.

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Subject: Re: Quick question re outer joins


If the relationship to the new table is 1-N, it could potentially add rows
just like a regular join, couldn't it ?

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AFAIK, an outer join does NOT add or subtract
rows from a result set.  True?



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