Concatenate Database Fields

Posted on 2005-03-17
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I have a database table with the fields

STN0       LN                  Text
ST1           1                    Line 1 Text
ST1           2                    Line 2 Text
ST1           3                    Line 3 Text
ST1           4                    Line 4 Text

I want to concatenate the fields so I get the output :

STN0       Text.......

ST1         Line 1 Text Line 2 Text Line 3 Text Line 4 Text

Can someone please suggest a function to do this.
Question by:Northumberland
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Are these separate records in the database?

Which version of Crystal?


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They are also seperate fields
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I assume that you're grouping the report based on STN0 (If not then you probably will need to do so).  You can then use ST1 in your details section and create a formula in your details section like this:

shared stringVar sText;
sText := sText + ' ' + {table.ST1};

Now in the group footer create a formula to display the concatenated text:

shared stringVar sText;

And in the group header create a formula to reset it:

shared stringVar sText := '';



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Excellent answer - thanks very much !
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Glad to help.

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