numbering repetaed records 12 123 1 1234 etc sql ms 2005

Posted on 2008-10-16
Last Modified: 2010-03-19
I have a table with n records (1 field each) I nee an sqk query that will order them by field and add a consecutive number to each repeted record starting from 1 then 2 then 3 ..until the next different record(field) is reached abd star againnwith 1,2 123,1, etc

John 1
John 2
Mike 1
Sam  1
Sam 2
Sam 3
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BrandonGalderisi earned 500 total points
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This should do:

select YourField, row_number() over (partition by YourField order by yourField) from YourTable


Author Comment

ID: 22736801
select email row_number() over (partition by email order by email) from icrea

I get this error:

Incorrect syntax near ')'.
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Expert Comment

ID: 22736861
you forgot the comma between email and row_number()
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Expert Comment

ID: 22736868
and the reason it is giving an error is because it thinks you are trying to alias email as row_number

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ID: 22736910
Got it....


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