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SQL Pivot Error

Posted on 2014-01-23
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Hi

I am trying a basic SQL pivot example but am getting the error in the following statement:
Incorrect syntax near ')'.


Select * From [Pivot1] as S Pivot (Sum(Amount) For [Month]) As P
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 250 total points
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you are missing the IN() part  ,  after [Month] part, and also not use *  for the select ...

see examples on the technet page here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/library/ms177410%28v=sql.105%29.aspx
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by:Saurabh Bhadauria
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Follow below example to under stand Pivot functionality

DECLARE @pivot TABLE (
	amount INT
	,month CHAR(5)
	)

INSERT INTO @pivot (
	amount
	,month
	)
VALUES (2	,'JAN'	)	,
       (3	,'JAN'	) ,
       (4	,'DEC'	)

SELECT *
FROM @pivot AS S
Pivot(Sum(Amount) FOR [Month] IN (
			[JAN]
			,[DEC]
			)) AS PEND

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Thanks,
Saurabh
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by:murbro
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Thanks very much
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