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Returning multiple records when only one is specified


Returning multiple records when only one is specified

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I have no idea sorry
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Can't you ask your boss?

The reason I'm asking is because - if (s)he isn't aware that your script can't be shaped into a view, (s)he probably isn't aware that such a result set can be difficult or impossible to consume.
Are you absolutely sure that the "variable" columns aren't meant to be concatenated into one for output? It would solve so many future problems for you.

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When he explained to me what he wants I did ask if i should have it in one column and he said no, im not sure even why he wants this.
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