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SQL Stuff Remove Trailing Character?

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I know how to remove a Leading char like so, just don't know how to remove a trailing char. Help...

Stuff ((
Select  '; ' + d.name
From Departments d
From XML Path(''), elements), 1, 1, ' ')
as Depts
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Surendra Nath earned 400 total points
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for that you have to re-write the above query as below

declare @t VARCHAR(2000)
SET @T = (Select  '; ' + d.name
From Departments d
From XML Path(''), elements)

select stuff(@t,len(@t),1,'')

you just have to replace the 1,1,'' with the len(string),1,''.
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