How to "Group by" stored procedure output

How can I group by the output of a stored procedure?

I need to use a stored procedure in a select query and I would like to perform aggregation on its output.
Can I do this?
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no you can't use a stored procedure in a select...

you can use  a function however...

can you post the stored proc maybe it can be converted into s function?
Anthony PerkinsCommented:
If you cannot convert it to a function as suggested by Lowfatspread, than the best you can do is resort to inserting the results of the stored procedure into a temporary table.  You can then take that temporary table and do all the aggregation you need.
calloutAuthor Commented:
Right! :P
Well, how can I collect the output from the stored proc?
create table #temp as (COL1 CHAR(1),....)

 WHERE ...

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calloutAuthor Commented:
oh der! ;)
(of course)

Thanks heaps for the quick help.
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