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anilbhuvan

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:26 am    Post subject: Need a query to select data from a table
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I have a table of 8 columns and the first 7 columns data are same in every Row but 8th column data is different.

colm1 colm2 ......colm7 colm8
aa aa................ aa X
aa aa................ aa Y
aa aa................ aa z
aa aa................ aa A
aa aa................ aa B
aa aa................ aa C
aa aa................ aa D
aa aa................ aa E

Now i need to retrieve the data like : "aa aa ........ aa X, Y,Z,A,B,C,D,E"
including the commas

Can anyone give me the Query for this
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murmohk1

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 1:21 pm    Post subject:
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Anil,

Copy the table content into flat file and use sort utility to get the result.
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anilbhuvan

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:53 pm    Post subject:
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murmohk1,

I need a query to do that operation... i requirement is to have a query for that scenario
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:48 pm    Post subject:
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QMF is great for this sort of thing, using the ACROSS function.
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stodolas

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:29 pm    Post subject:
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A simple query can not do what you are asking. SELECT statements combing multiple rows in multiple columns don't work like you want them to.
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