Steve Jones - SSC Editor (10/13/2014)
Not sure. I wasn't sure how to frame this, but I've seen the concatenation question regularly, and sometimes with some aggregation or summary (like counting responses and listing them).
Denormalize responses to a poll with T-SQL?
Summarizing and Displaying All Values in One Row?
Another way to Pivot data in T-SQL?
I'm open to suggestions.
K. I'll think of something. You're right... it is a common question. Wayne Sheffield's article on creating CSV's is a great one but I can see the need for something that will cover things like those in the URL you cited.
p.s. I can't speak for anyone else but it seems like the response time even just to view and article have gotten pretty slow. Clicking on "Quote" to respond to a thread seems to take a huge amount of time.
is pronounced "ree-bar
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First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
"If you think its expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."--Red Adair
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not."
When you put the right degree of spin on it, the number 3|8
is also a glyph that describes the nature of a DBAs job. 😉
How to post code problems
Create a Tally Function (fnTally)