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Lynn Pettis
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Also, your code won't work as is when run on a system using a case sensitive collation.

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Here is my code:


select distinct
reportID,
RoleID,
stuff((select ', ' + t2.User2
from #tbl t2
where t2.reportID = t1.reportID and t2.RoleID = t1.RoleID
for xml path('')),1,2,'') as List
from #tbl t1;



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ychen 55059 (4/14/2010)
Would the 'into #tbl ' above suffice? I wanted to be consistent with the #tbl referenced in the CTE query.


It works, just not the way you should do it. It would be better to separate your DDL from the load of your data.

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Thank you so much. That works beautifully.

I'm not familiar with XML. Could you point me to some additional resources so that I can understand what your code actually does?

Thanks again.
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ychen 55059 (4/14/2010)
Thank you so much. That works beautifully.

I'm not familiar with XML. Could you point me to some additional resources so that I can understand what your code actually does?

Thanks again.


Not that familiar myself, just something I picked up here on SSC. Hopefully someone else reading this thread can provide you with a link. I'd have to do some searching and I am getting ready to leave to watch (yes watch, not ref) a soccer game.

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ychen 55059 (4/14/2010)
Thank you so much. That works beautifully.

I'm not familiar with XML. Could you point me to some additional resources so that I can understand what your code actually does?

Thanks again.


You can start here.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190922.aspx

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Here is a SQLMagazine article on the topic.
http://www.sqlmag.com/article/tsql3/nifty-ways-to-use-for-xml-path-concatenation.aspx

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THANK YOU!!
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You're welcome.

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Maybe this link will be of some help, too:
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic679572-338-2.aspx
Barry did a great job explaining how the STUFF ... FOR XML PATH actually works.



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