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How to insert mulitple values into 1 column using SQL Server 2005? I'm inserting a 10 character field with a leading space. I

Posted on 2013-01-30
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What is wrong with the following INSERT statement to store mulitple values into 1 column?

I get the error:

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 3
Incorrect syntax near ','.

INSERT INTO dbo.tblSpNY ( [Account Number] ) VALUES

(' 574336551'),
(' 232053211'),
(' 574253189'),
(' 574421706'),
(' 487016393'),
(' 574095968'),
(' 574343392'),
(' 574259296'),
(' 574352759'),
(' 574064021'),
(' 574336756'),
(' 574381195'),
(' 574486426'),
(' 539010882'),
(' 539065144'),
(' 238143319'),
(' 574346652'),
(' 574339429'),
(' 574345864'),
(' 574294131'),
(' 574393962'),
(' 574161212'),
(' 574345239'),
(' 594030965'),
(' 574356058'),
(' 684025866'),
(' 574336537'),
(' 574347652'),
(' 574024170'),
(' 574404837'),
(' 574339691'),
(' 618059530'),
(' 503038531'),
(' 601397524'),
(' 621098793'),
(' 323077247'),
(' 751018765'),
(' 723026026'),
(' 615091202'),
(' 601050814'),
(' 487156614'),
(' 622142642'),
(' 574117504'),
(' 574445841'),
(' 761117889'),
(' 574428506'),
(' 615061292'),
(' 539042484'),
(' 751018968'),
(' 509058813'),
(' 697015673'),
(' 574237484'),
(' 487020836'),
(' 422044616'),
(' 601086536'),
(' 622043211'),
(' 574159485'),
(' 697019939'),
(' 601365306'),
(' 539095426'),
(' 574098513'),
(' 480129498'),
(' 688028326'),
(' 476088339'),
(' 761066582'),
(' 618098049'),
(' 411015135'),
(' 761071331'),
(' 539039993'),
(' 323061996'),
(' 723053064'),
(' 601309314'),
(' 411040095'),
(' 756044021'),
(' 601384683'),
(' 621030542'),
(' 761071462'),
(' 601050237'),
(' 688027157'),
(' 476138888'),
(' 601307635'),
(' 539079445'),
(' 232012386'),
(' 761071334'),
(' 601302916'),
(' 621056845');
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Question by:zimmer9
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
ID: 38837205
you are using the SQL 2008 syntax that wont work on sql2005, use this instead
INSERT INTO dbo.tblSpNY ( [Account Number] )
SELECT  ' 574336551'
union all
select '12123123'
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by:zimmer9
ID: 38837284
This doesn't work either:
INSERT INTO dbo.tblSpNY ( [Account Number] )
SELECT ' 574336551',
union all
SELECT ' 232053211'

Msg 156, Level 15, State 1, Line 3
Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'union'.
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 500 total points
ID: 38837322
Sorry

SELECT ' 574336551'   --- no need for the comma here
union all
SELECT ' 232053211'
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by:zimmer9
ID: 38837323
I removed the comma. Now it works.

INSERT INTO dbo.tblSpNY ( [Account Number] )
SELECT ' 574336551'
union all
SELECT ' 232053211'
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