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use column in Group By, but Hide column from the results set


use column in Group By, but Hide column from the results set

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Is this possible in sql server 2008?
I want to use the column in the select, and group by. But want to hide the column from the results set?
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preetid2 (9/19/2012)
Is this possible in sql server 2008?
I want to use the column in the select, and group by. But want to hide the column from the results set?


No. If you select a column, it will appear.


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Yes it is possible, but what it will give you?



SELECT Col1, Count_Rec
FROM (SELECT Col1, Col2, Count(*) AS Count_Rec
FROM MyTable
GROUP BY Col1, Col2) aq




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Can you give an example of what you're thinking of?
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Eugene Elutin (9/19/2012)
Yes it is possible, but what it will give you?



SELECT Col1, Count_Rec
FROM (SELECT Col1, Col2, Count(*) AS Count_Rec
FROM MyTable
GROUP BY Col1, Col2) aq




Haha, what a fantastically useful query this would be :-D


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Yes it is possible, but what it will give you?



SELECT Col1, Count_Rec
FROM (SELECT Col1, Col2, Count(*) AS Count_Rec
FROM MyTable
GROUP BY Col1, Col2) aq




Haha, what a fantastically useful query this would be :-D


Who knows, who knows... Hehe

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You get too complicated. This should work.
This will also give incomplete information on how the groups are made.

SELECT Col1, Count(*) AS Count_Rec
FROM MyTable
GROUP BY Col1, Col2




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Thanks Phil! this worked perfect!
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preetid2 (9/19/2012)
Thanks Phil! this worked perfect!


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preetid2 (9/19/2012)
Thanks Phil! this worked perfect!


I feel like I have entered a parallel universe.Alien


I knew that! Your avatar makes everything right! What a solution!
HeheHeheHehe

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