TSQL @Var with multiple lines to table

Hi,

I have a storage Procedure that receives a Parameter (@Par2) with a string with multiple lines.

each line contain a serial number which is alphanumeric.
How can I run an insert a line into a table per each line on the @Par2

Example  the @Par2 as the following information:
APA7NB10A2900061
APA7NB10A2900062
APA7NB10A2900063
APA7NB10A2900064
APA7NB10A2900065
APA7NB10A2900066

I want to insert each of these lines into a #TEMP table with 1 column only

I know this cant be done with a BULK INSERT but honestly not sure how to parse the text per line.

thanks
Paulo LeitaoGlobal Hardware ManagerAsked:
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OCDanCommented:
If you have a common element in your serial number e.g. start with AP or they have a space between them then you can use this function:
CREATE FUNCTION [dbo].[Split]
(    
    @RowData NVARCHAR(MAX),
    @Delimeter NVARCHAR(MAX)
)
RETURNS @RtnValue TABLE 
(
    ID INT IDENTITY(1,1),
    Data NVARCHAR(MAX)
) 
AS
BEGIN 
    DECLARE @Iterator INT
    SET @Iterator = 1

    DECLARE @FoundIndex INT
    SET @FoundIndex = CHARINDEX(@Delimeter,@RowData)

    WHILE (@FoundIndex>0)
    BEGIN
        INSERT INTO @RtnValue (data)
        SELECT 
            Data = LTRIM(RTRIM(SUBSTRING(@RowData, 1, @FoundIndex - 1)))

        SET @RowData = SUBSTRING(@RowData,
                @FoundIndex + DATALENGTH(@Delimeter) / 2,
                LEN(@RowData))

        SET @Iterator = @Iterator + 1
        SET @FoundIndex = CHARINDEX(@Delimeter, @RowData)
    END
    
    INSERT INTO @RtnValue (Data)
    SELECT Data = LTRIM(RTRIM(@RowData))

    RETURN
END

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source: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2954850/sql-to-return-a-table-based-on-string-input
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Paulo LeitaoGlobal Hardware ManagerAuthor Commented:
The only common element is the end of the line (CRLF).
the Serial number can be completely different and with different length , depending on the type of the product that the operator is working.
example, if is router they might start by M70***** or D90*****, if is a device will be 130****(Len = 12 or 13)

thanks
PL
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OCDanCommented:
That is still ok, just embed the delimeter as char(13) or char(10). They are carriage return and line feed respectively, so they should work perfectly.
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lluddenCommented:
DECLARE @Par2 VARCHAR(MAX) = 'APA7NB10A2900061
APA7NB10A2900062
APA7NB10A2900063
APA7NB10A2900064
APA7NB10A2900065
APA7NB10A2900066'
DECLARE @Delimiter VARCHAR(2) = char(10)
;WITH
  E1(N) AS (
            SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1 UNION ALL
            SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1 UNION ALL
            SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1 UNION ALL SELECT 1
           ),                          
  E2(N) AS (SELECT 1 FROM E1 a, E1 b),
  E4(N) AS (SELECT 1 FROM E2 a, E2 b)
 ,Numbers AS (SELECT TOP (2000) ROW_NUMBER() OVER (ORDER BY (SELECT NULL))  AS n FROM E4)

 SELECT SUBSTRING(@Delimiter+@Par2+@Delimiter,t.n+1,CHARINDEX(@Delimiter,@Delimiter+@Par2+@Delimiter,t.n+1)-t.n-1) AS Value
   FROM Numbers T
  CROSS JOIN (SELECT @Par2 AS C) mh
  WHERE t.n < LEN(@Delimiter+mh.c+@Delimiter)
    AND SUBSTRING(@Delimiter+mh.c+@Delimiter,t.n,1) = @Delimiter
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Paulo LeitaoGlobal Hardware ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks Guys.
Both solutions worked (with a copy paste) but OCDan was faster and I prefer it on the function :-)

Thank you for your very fast reactions
P.Leitao
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