How to run direct sql

How can i run and get the value from the following sql:

select avg(my_field) from my_table where which_year=‘0506’ and
which_week <= 21 and my_foreign_key_id=10

cheers

thanks!

On 1/16/06, chris hulbert [email protected] wrote:

How can i run and get the value from the following sql:

select avg(my_field) from my_table where which_year=‘0506’ and
which_week <= 21 and my_foreign_key_id=10

You can use:
YourModel.connection.select_value(your_query_string)
…which returns the result as a string that you will need to type_cast
into whatever you need.

If you find yourself doing a lot of this, you should look at the cool
Calculations plugin:
http://techno-weenie.net/svn/projects/plugins/calculations/

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