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Concatenate string using Group By

How do I concatanate strings with MSSQL?

e.g. table values:
cGroup  cText
A           L
A           M
B           V

query:
select cGroup, concat(cText) as cTextConcat
from myTable
group by cGroup

Result set:
cGroup cTextConcat
A         LM
B         V
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therealdreamer81
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
you cannot do it without using a UDF (function)....

create function dbo.ConcatText ( @Group varchar(10))
returns varchar(100)
as
begin
  declare @res
  set @res = ''
  select @res = @res + cText From myTable where cGroup = @group order by cText
  return @res
end

and use it like this:

select cGroup, dbo.ConcatText(cGroup) cTextConcat
from myTable
group by cGroup
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PaultheBrokerCommented:
AngelllI - v.v.v. cool solution....
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Computer101Commented:
Forced accept.

Computer101
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