SQL Query Syntax question

Posted on 2013-11-25
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Last Modified: 2013-12-05
Hello all,

I am trying to do the following.   I have a table called Customer and then I have a table called CustomerGroup 1 to Many to Customer.   The fields for example are as follows:

Table:   Customer
Fields:  CustId,  CustName, CustAddress

Table: CustomerGroup
Fields:  CustId, GroupName

I want to get all the fields from table Customer then I want a comma seperated string of all the GroupNames from CustomerGroup stripped off end comma.   How can I do this?  Sample data:

CustID 1
CustName ABC
CustAddress 12 Water St

CustID 1
GroupName A

CustID 2
GroupName B

CustID 3
GroupName C

Record would return
1,  ABC,  12 Water St, 'A,B,C'
Question by:sbornstein2
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Brian Crowe earned 980 total points
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SELECT C.CustID, C.CustName, C.CustAddress,
            SELECT ', ' + CG.GroupName
            FROM CustomerGroup AS CG
            WHERE CG.CustID = C.CustID
            FOR XML PATH('')
      ), 1, 2, '') AS CustomerGroups
FROM Customer AS C
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ID: 39676598
SELECT distinct CustID,CustName,CustAddress,
       stuff( (SELECT ', ' + GroupName
               FROM CustomerGroup
               ORDER BY 1
               FOR XML PATH('')),1 ,2 ,'')
       AS column4
 from Customer
order by 1,2;

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