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CREATE TABLE [dbo].[sitedata](
      [productid] [int] NULL,
      [pathid] [int] NULL,
      [accessoryid] [int] NULL,
      [alternatecolors] [varchar](100) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [description] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [specifications] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [features] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [itemincludes] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [accessories] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [infoandguides] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [rebateinfo] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [sunshineactive] [int] NULL,
      [sunshineprice] [money] NULL,
      [sunshinefeed] [int] NULL,
      [pyxisactive] [int] NULL,
      [pyxisprice] [money] NULL,
      [pyxisfeed] [int] NULL,
      [hdewactive] [int] NULL,
      [hdewprice] [money] NULL,
      [hdewfeed] [int] NULL,
      [shippingtype] [varchar](50) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [shippingpriceground] [money] NULL,
      [shippingprice3day] [money] NULL,
      [shippingprice2day] [money] NULL,
      [shippingprice1day] [money] NULL,
      [shippingpricetruck] [money] NULL,
      [shippingpricetruckexpress] [money] NULL,
      [shippingpricetruckwhite] [money] NULL,
      [pyxispackages] [varchar](1000) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [sunpackages] [varchar](1000) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [ebaydescription] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [pdescription] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [xsell] [text] COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL
) ON [PRIMARY] TEXTIMAGE_ON [PRIMARY]





CREATE TABLE [dbo].[ebaytitles](
      [titleid] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL,
      [title] [varchar](100) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NOT NULL,
      [type] [varchar](20) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NOT NULL,
      [seller] [varchar](100) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NOT NULL,
      [packageid] [int] NULL,
      [gallery] [varchar](300) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [price] [money] NOT NULL,
      [webprice] [money] NOT NULL,
      [buyitnowprice] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [startprice] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [oldstartprice] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [itemid] [bigint] NULL,
      [date] [datetime] NULL,
      [oldbuyitnowprice] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [s1] [smallint] NULL,
      [b1] [smallint] NULL,
      [site] [varchar](20) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [site2] [varchar](20) COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS NULL,
      [oldstartprice2] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [oldbuyitnowprice2] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [u1] [decimal](7, 2) NULL,
      [ea] [smallint] NULL
) ON [PRIMARY]


want to join sitedata.xsell [text] on ebaytitles.packageid [int]
but sitedata.xsell is numbers separated by commas

so if there are 2 numbers, I want them to be joined 2 times
so if there are 3 numbers, I want them to be joined 3 times
so if there are 4 numbers, I want them to be joined 4 times


only want to do this where sitedata.xsell has values
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Question by:rgb192
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ewangoya earned 500 total points
ID: 34975835
try
select A.*, B.*
from ebaytitles A
inner join sitedata B on CHARINDEX(CAST(A.packageid as varchar), B.xsell, 1) > 0

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by:Sharath
ID: 34975870
create a function like this.
CREATE FUNCTION [dbo].[fn_Split](@text nvarchar(max), @delimiter char(1) = ' ')
RETURNS @Strings TABLE (position int IDENTITY PRIMARY KEY, value nvarchar(max)) AS 
  BEGIN 
DECLARE @index int
    SET @index = -1
  WHILE (LEN(@text) > 0)
  BEGIN
    SET @index = CHARINDEX(@delimiter , @text)
     IF (@index = 0) AND (LEN(@text) > 0)
  BEGIN 
 INSERT INTO @Strings VALUES (@text)
  BREAK 
    END
     IF (@index > 1)
  BEGIN
 INSERT INTO @Strings VALUES (LEFT(@text, @index - 1))
    SET @text = RIGHT(@text, (LEN(@text) - @index))
    END 
   ELSE 
    SET @text = RIGHT(@text, (LEN(@text) - @index))
    END
 RETURN
    END
 GO

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use this function in your code when joining the tables.
 
select *
   from (select * 
           from sitedata 
          cross apply dbo.fn_Split(xsell,',')) t1
   join ebaytitles t2 on t1.Value = t2.packageid 

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by:Rajesh_mj
ID: 34977094
You can recommend to change the table structure to improve the performance. The data in [xsell] column needs to be in a separate table to make the design comply with first form of Normalization. It wil help to add scalability and performance to your database.
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by:rgb192
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this is the best solution that works
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