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Concatenation Cursor


Concatenation Cursor

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It's a very good question. Realy useful.
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Good "back to basics" question

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thanks, a very good question ! got to learn something new today.:-)
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I have never been so glad to be wrong! I think some of my SPs with temp cursors may meet an end.
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An excellent question! Thank you for posting it!
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This is a statement I use all the time in creating Dynamic SQL strings. It is great for use with pivot tables. Something I have been using for a while.Cool
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Just remember that without an order by clause, there is no guaranteed order. The correct answer for this could have been just as easily "Bill, Mark, John".

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Wow, I never knew about this! I've got a few SPs to clean up this morning! :-)

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This script is very useful when all the rows are not NULL, but if you modify the insert of Mark with NULL, the script only returns Bill.

insert into @table values (4, NULL,'M')

Result: Bill

Where John goes???
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