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Posted - 12/26/2006 :  11:39:07  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

How can write a select statement where a list of values (separated with commas) from one column of the same record would result in a distinct row for each value of that column (and all other columns duplicated with the same info of course)?


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Posted - 12/26/2006 :  15:49:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You can write a function....
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Posted - 12/26/2006 :  16:06:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This appears to be a popular question
see this,split,function
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Posted - 12/31/2006 :  07:40:16  Show Profile  Visit SwePeso's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Most often because people do not know how to normalize their tables.

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Posted - 12/31/2006 :  23:52:01  Show Profile  Send madhivanan a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Peso

Most often because people do not know how to normalize their tables.

Peter Larsson
Helsingborg, Sweden

Becuase they want more complicated code


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