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In sql server I have the following table:
ID                 Name
aaa             desc of aaa
bbb             desc1 of bbb
bbb            desc2 of bbb
ccc            desc of ccc
I want to create a new table or a query that for each ID will show the first Name that exist.
How do I do it?
Thankyou
Anat
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by:MOA81
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Dear ANAT2403

what do you mean by first name

as for the query

select ID,Name from Table

??

but what do u mean by first name

can you make an example of the above table
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HuyBD earned 500 total points
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select ID,(select top 1 from table as t where t.ID=table.ID) as name
from table
group by ID

replace table with your table name

HuyBD;
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by:ANAT2403
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hi HuyBD,
very good execp one correction instead of  top 1
it shoul be top 1 name
thankyou
anat
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