Query with double link between tables (1 Viewer)

dlambert

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Hello,
I have a table called tblJobs that contains the IDs that are linked to other tables IDs.
Those ID numbers are meaningless to the users of the database, so i would like to make a query (or is there a better way to do this?) to 'clarify' the table of Jobs.
So for example if i add the fields
  • JobID from tblJobs
  • YachtName from tblYachts
  • Description from tblJobs
I get a list of all the JobIDs, and their corresponding YachtName (my clients), and the Job Description, this works as expected.

Here is my difficulty:
I would like to display the name of who created the job (CreatedByID) and who is the project Manager (ProjectManagerID), but if i select EmployeeName from tblEmployees, there are two links to tblJobs so it doesn't work....
Any advice on what i could do to resolve this problem?, is there a different approach i should take?

Thanks a lot for any assistance.
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arnelgp

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on your query design, drag tblJobs table.
then drag two (2) tblEmployees.

CreatedByID is joined to tblEmployee.EmployeeID
ProjectMangerID is joined to tblEmployee_1.EmployeeID
 

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on your query design, drag tblJobs table.
then drag two (2) tblEmployees.

CreatedByID is joined to tblEmployee.EmployeeID
ProjectMangerID is joined to tblEmployee_1.EmployeeID
Thanks for your quick response, much appreciated, (i had already tried that but had something else wrong, after your message i investigated more and got it working).
On a similar topic, below is a screenshot of my overall relationships:
As you can see i already had 2 sets of tblEmployees to be able to do the double relationships to one table as i need. Is the way i have done it OK (or will it cause me problem in the future?). Basically i used tblEmployees_1 to do the second relationship to both tblJobs and tblWorkMaterials, and the original tblEmployees did all the other links.
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you can drag As Many tblEmployees as there are related to a number of tables.
 

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