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Posted - 05/13/2014 :  02:53:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Everyone,

I am interested in changing the way that data is displayed in my result set.

Essentially I want to display a selection of rows (1 to n) as columns, the following diagram explains my intentions -

Perhaps one of the greatest challenges here is the fact that I do not have a concrete number of rows (or BIN numbers).

Each stock item could be stored in one or more BINS, which I will not know until running my query.

Any suggestions here will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,


In (Som, Ni, Yak)

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Posted - 05/13/2014 :  05:44:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

declare @max_bin_no int,
        @bin        int,
        @bins       varchar(max),
        @sql        varchar(max)

select  @max_bin_no = max(cnt)
from    (
            select  so_due_date, whs_code, qty_on_hand, cnt = count(*)
            from    table
            group by so_due_date, whs_code, qty_on_hand
        ) d

select  @bin = 1
while   @bin <= @max_bin_no
        select @bins = isnull(@bins + ',', '') + quotename(convert(varchar(10), @bin))
        select @bin  = @bin + 1

select  @sql = 
    select *
    from   (
                select so_due_date, whs_code, qty_on_hand, bin_label,
                       bin_no = row_number() over ( partition by so_due_date, whs_code, qty_on_hand order by bin_label)
                from   table
           ) d
                for  bin_no in (' + @bins + ')
           ) p
print @sql
exec (@sql)

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Posted - 05/14/2014 :  02:02:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you KH
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