?
Solved

SQL Script - Insert comma separated values with a comma in value

Posted on 2007-11-30
3
Medium Priority
?
3,709 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
In the 5th value I am entering below, I actually want to enter the comma in the middle.  I want to enter this as the 5th value '''1900-01-01''','''0001-01-01'''.  Is there some kind of escape character I can use to enter that in the manner described?

insert into CMvCM2.dbo.LA_Analysis_Var_MICLGCDt values (
'score1',
29,'-29',
536870912,
'd.MICLGCDt',
'''1900-01-01''','''0001-01-01''',
'b.MICLGDt',
'''01-01-1900''')
0
Comment
Question by:donnatronious
3 Comments
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Anthony Perkins
ID: 20386178
You do not need to escape commas.
0
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
imitchie earned 2000 total points
ID: 20386635
insert into CMvCM2.dbo.LA_Analysis_Var_MICLGCDt values (
'score1',
29,'-29',
536870912,
'd.MICLGCDt',
'''1900-01-01'',''0001-01-01''',
'b.MICLGDt',
'''01-01-1900''')

I've removed two extraneous single quotes for you.  below is what it looks like (added spaces for clarity)
begin quote -- escaped quote --- escaped quote --- comma --- escaped quote ---- escaped quote ----- end quote
'   ''    1900-01-01''    ,     ''    0001-01-01    ''    '
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:ursangel
ID: 20394405
Why dont you directly use the whole things inside a single quoted string
i didn get your reason for using it in this way.
'1900-01-01,0001-01-01'

if im wrong, please correct me
0

Featured Post

The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

It is possible to export the data of a SQL Table in SSMS and generate INSERT statements. It's neatly tucked away in the generate scripts option of a database.
One of the most important things in an application is the query performance. This article intends to give you good tips to improve the performance of your queries.
The viewer will be introduced to the technique of using vectors in C++. The video will cover how to define a vector, store values in the vector and retrieve data from the values stored in the vector.
SQL Database Recovery Software repairs the MDF & NDF Files, corrupted due to hardware related issues or software related errors. Provides preview of recovered database objects and allows saving in either MSSQL, CSV, HTML or XLS format. Ensures recov…
Suggested Courses

599 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question