How to create Counter variable in Foreach loop container SSIS 2008

Posted on 2011-02-28
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
Hi There,

I was working on creating counter variable inside foreach loop container because, I'm having data like this


and desired output

(stocknumber_randomID)   NEW SEQUENCE
00005543_10                      1
00005543_12                      2
00005543_4564                  3
00006644_567                    1
00006644_768                    2
and so on.....

If I can use counter in foreach loop I can achieve this. Could you please suggest me how to setup incremental counter inside foreach loop

Question by:vepak
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you may use the ROW_NUMBER function ie...

SELECT stocknumber_randomID, ROW_NUMBER() OVER (PARTITION BY LEFT(stocknumber_randomID,CHARINDEX('_',stocknumber_randomID-1)) ORDER BY stocknumber_randomID) AS newSequence
FROM yourTable

Author Comment

ID: 35002314
it says
Conversion failed when converting the varchar value '00003311_6718.jpg' to data type int.

as I have file names as 00003311_6718.jpg and so on....
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Accepted Solution

tigin44 earned 500 total points
ID: 35002379
a misplaced paranthesisi  correct one is this

SELECT stocknumber_randomID, ROW_NUMBER() OVER (PARTITION BY LEFT(stocknumber_randomID,CHARINDEX('_',stocknumber_randomID)-1) ORDER BY stocknumber_randomID) AS newSequence
FROM yourTable

Author Comment

ID: 35002434
Thanks man it worked. Awesome.

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