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I have to design report for printing/viewing chart of account. My chart of account is base on two filed on acc_id (PK) second parent account id


acc_id,       ParAccountID            Title
1            NULL                  Assets
1001            1                  Fixed Assets
1001001      1001                  Computer
1001002      1001                  Office Eqipment
1001003      1001                  Furniture & Fixture
1002            1                  Current Assets
1003            1                  Cash & Bank
1004            1                  Cash at IOU
2            NULL                  Equity and Liabilities
2001            2                  Current Liabilities
2002            2                  Freight Payable
3            NULL                  Revenue
4                              Expense

I want to display them like this:

Code      Title
1      Asset
1001            Fixed Assets
1001001            Computer
1001002            Office Equipment
1001003            Furniture & Fixture

2      Equity and Liabilities
2001            Current Liabilities

Is there any one how can guide me in which format it can be display on best way or about MS SQL.
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by:cdemir
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hi,
try this :

select acct_id,title from table where paraccountid is null
union all
select acct_id,title from table where paraccountid is not null
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SELECT acc_id, Title FROM account ORDER BY CAST(acc_id AS binary)
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