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Hello there,

I have this query which when i try to run i get syntax error. can somebody help me figure it out.

Msg 156, Level 15, State 1, Line 5
Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'SELECT'.

SELECT reportusercredential.id, reportusercredential.username, 
reportuserpermission.id as reportuserpermissionid, reportusercredential.password, 
reportusertype.id as usertypeid, Section.id as sectionid,  reportusertype.name as usertypename, 
Branch.name AS branchname,  Section.name as sectionname, 
SELECT STUFF((SELECT ',' + name FROM Branch b where ru.branchid = b.id FOR XML PATH ('')), 1, 1, '') 
as branchname1
 FROM reportusercredential,reportuserpermission ru, Section, Branch b, reportusertype 
 WHERE reportuserpermission.reportuserid=reportusercredential.id 
AND reportuserpermission.sectionid=Section.id AND 
reportuserpermission.branchid = Branch.id AND reportusertype.id = reportusercredential.usertypeid 
AND (('1'='1')) GROUP BY reportusercredential.id

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Question by:zolf
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krtyknmsql earned 680 total points
ID: 38766625
Just remove the SELECT statement before the STUFF.
SELECT reportusercredential.id, reportusercredential.username, 
reportuserpermission.id as reportuserpermissionid, reportusercredential.password, 
reportusertype.id as usertypeid, Section.id as sectionid,  reportusertype.name as usertypename, 
Branch.name AS branchname,  Section.name as sectionname, 
STUFF((SELECT ',' + name FROM Branch b where ru.branchid = b.id FOR XML PATH ('')), 1, 1, '') 
as branchname1
 FROM reportusercredential,reportuserpermission ru, Section, Branch b, reportusertype 
 WHERE reportuserpermission.reportuserid=reportusercredential.id 
AND reportuserpermission.sectionid=Section.id AND 
reportuserpermission.branchid = Branch.id AND reportusertype.id = reportusercredential.usertypeid 
AND (('1'='1')) GROUP BY reportusercredential.id

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by:zolf
ID: 38766758
thanks now i get this error

Msg 8120, Level 16, State 1, Line 3
Column 'reportusercredential.username' is invalid in the select list because it is not contained in either an aggregate function or the GROUP BY clause.


SELECT reportusercredential.id, reportusercredential.username,
ru.id as reportuserpermissionid, reportusercredential.password,
reportusertype.id as usertypeid, Section.id as sectionid,  reportusertype.name as usertypename,
b.name AS branchname,  Section.name as sectionname,
STUFF((SELECT ',' + name FROM Branch b where ru.branchid = b.id FOR XML PATH ('')), 1, 1, '')
as branchname1
 FROM reportusercredential,reportuserpermission ru, Section, Branch b, reportusertype
 WHERE ru.reportuserid=reportusercredential.id
AND ru.sectionid=Section.id AND
ru.branchid = b.id AND reportusertype.id = reportusercredential.usertypeid
AND (('1'='1')) GROUP BY reportusercredential.id
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by:ralmada
ralmada earned 660 total points
ID: 38766994
Try
SELECT distinct -- the distinct might not be required, but I can't tell since I'm not familiar with your data, try both ways
	reportusercredential.id, 
	reportusercredential.username, 
	reportuserpermission.id as reportuserpermissionid, 
	reportusercredential.password, 
	reportusertype.id as usertypeid, 
	Section.id as sectionid,  
	reportusertype.name as usertypename, 
	Section.name as sectionname, 
	STUFF((SELECT ',' + name FROM Branch b where ru.branchid = b.id FOR XML PATH ('')), 1, 1, '') as branchname1
FROM 	reportusercredential,
	reportuserpermission ru, 
	Section, 
	reportusertype 
WHERE 	reportuserpermission.reportuserid=reportusercredential.id 
	AND reportuserpermission.sectionid=Section.id 
	AND reportusertype.id = reportusercredential.usertypeid 

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by:RehanYousaf
RehanYousaf earned 660 total points
ID: 38767165
your code is
SELECT 
	reportusercredential.id, 
	reportusercredential.username, 
	reportuserpermission.id AS reportuserpermissionid, 
	reportusercredential.password, 
	reportusertype.id AS usertypeid, 
	Section.id AS sectionid,  
	reportusertype.name AS usertypename, 
	Branch.name AS branchname,  
	Section.name AS sectionname, 
	STUFF((SELECT ',' + name FROM Branch b WHERE ru.branchid = b.id FOR XML PATH ('')), 1, 1, '') AS branchname1
FROM 
	reportusercredential,
	reportuserpermission ru, 
	SECTION, 
	Branch b, 
	reportusertype 
WHERE 
	reportuserpermission.reportuserid = reportusercredential.id 
	AND reportuserpermission.sectionid=Section.id 
	AND reportuserpermission.branchid = Branch.id 
	AND reportusertype.id = reportusercredential.usertypeid 
	AND (('1'='1'))
GROUP BY 
	reportusercredential.id
	

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question is why do you need
(('1'='1'))
and
GROUP BY reportusercredential.id


your query will work if you do

SELECT 
	reportusercredential.id, 
	reportusercredential.username, 
	reportuserpermission.id AS reportuserpermissionid, 
	reportusercredential.password, 
	reportusertype.id AS usertypeid, 
	Section.id AS sectionid,  
	reportusertype.name AS usertypename, 
	Branch.name AS branchname,  
	Section.name AS sectionname, 
	STUFF((SELECT ',' + name FROM Branch b WHERE ru.branchid = b.id FOR XML PATH ('')), 1, 1, '') AS branchname1
FROM 
	reportusercredential,
	reportuserpermission ru, 
	SECTION, 
	Branch b, 
	reportusertype 
WHERE 
	reportuserpermission.reportuserid = reportusercredential.id 
	AND reportuserpermission.sectionid=Section.id 
	AND reportuserpermission.branchid = Branch.id 
	AND reportusertype.id = reportusercredential.usertypeid 
	--AND (('1'='1'))
--GROUP BY 
--	reportusercredential.id
	

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by:zolf
ID: 38767341
thanks
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