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MySQL query results as comma separated

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Dear Experts,

I have a frustrating problem that I thought would be simple but I am not finding the solution.

I have a Query below:

SELECT orderdetails.DetailsID  FROM orderdetails WHERE orderdetails.ProgramActivated = 2

this would give me results such as:

DetailsID:
513
516

As you can see the results are in a list, where as what I want to do is have the results separated by a comma (,) to be used in another SQL query.

So the above results should be:

DetailsID
513, 516

I have been reading about GROUP_CONCAT which I was hoping would do it but I am not able to get it to work for me as the result is simply [BLOB] from the query below:

SELECT GROUP_CONCAT(orderdetails.DetailsID) AS DetailsID FROM orderdetails WHERE orderdetails.ProgramActivated = 2

Any suggestions?

Many thanks as always for your help.
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