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SQL Server Select with bold text?

In my code below I'm doing a select with the (new line) CHAR(10) statement

Any way I can declare on the SQL side (for my SSRS report) bold text?

[Contact Notes]
 is working correctly with new lines

I need to make the name bold


Select blah,
           blah,
               STUFF(( SELECT ' ' + CC.[First Name] + ' ' + CC.[Last Name] + '-' + B.Notes + CHAR(10)+ CHAR(10)			 
			FROM	dbo.[Client Contact Events] AS B
			INNER JOIN dbo.[Client Contacts] CC
			ON B.[Contact ID] = CC.[Contact ID]
			WHERE	[CVT].[Client ID] = B.[Client ID]
				AND	B.EventType = 'Visit'
				AND	B.[Contact Date] > [CVT].createdDate  FOR XML PATH ('')),1,0,'') AS [Contact Notes]
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
try CHAR(10)+CHAR(13)
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lrbristerAuthor Commented:
I think I mis-stated up what I'm trying to accomplish.
In my select above the the carriage returns are returning correctly in SSRS as you can see.

I want to make the NAMES bold in my SSRS. (Yellow highlights below)
I'm fairly sure I could accomplish in SSRS in the expression by bolding everything up to the hyphen...but would rather handle from the SQL side if possible.

Off hand I don;t think it can be done.

SSRS Screen Pront
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JonMnyCommented:
I dont think it's possible. Unless you can use 2008
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UnifiedISCommented:
Formatting options should be handled in your presentation layer (the report) so even if possible, I wouldn't recommend it.
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Nico BontenbalCommented:
As JonMny says it can be done with 2008 using html tags:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc627491(v=sql.100).aspx
Change your query so it returns a string like:
<b>Dinette Blessinger</b>-Stopping .....
Then set the ' Interpret HTML tags as styles' property on your Contact Notes column.
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ValentinoVBI ConsultantCommented:
If you need part of your string to be formatted differently (i.e. bolded) than the rest of the string, in 2005 you don't have a lot of options.  No HTML, no placeholder in the Textbox...

The only thing you can do is use two separate textboxes and format those as expected.  To put two textboxes next to each other in one table cell, first put a Rectangle in that cell.  Then you can add two textboxes inside that rectangle.
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lrbristerAuthor Commented:
Thanks folks. Using 2005 so not possible
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