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how to group items with a like clause  in MSSQL SP

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i have this query result

2      08/29/2016      4X6NOGLOGO528100251
4      08/29/2016      4X8LOGO785329999
1      08/29/2016      5X10LOGO787879999
1      08/29/2016      5X7LOGO5119899LRG
2      08/29/2016      6X6LOGO78279ELK
2      08/29/2016      6X7LOGO50669CORDELL
50      08/29/2016      MG310B
2      08/29/2016      MG310BK
16      08/29/2016      MG310BM
41      08/29/2016      MG310RB


this is what i am trying to get

12      08/29/2016      LOGO
50      08/29/2016      MG310B
2      08/29/2016      MG310BK
16      08/29/2016      MG310BM
41      08/29/2016      MG310RB

here is the query that produces the top part


SELECT        COUNT(*) AS Expr1, evtDate, Products.ProdExtId
FROM            Events INNER JOIN
                         Items ON Events.EvtItemId = Items.ItmIntId INNER JOIN
                         EventTypes ON Events.EvtTypeId = EventTypes.EvtTypeIntId INNER JOIN
                         TouchPoints ON Events.TouchPointId = TouchPoints.TPtIntId AND EventTypes.EvtTypeIntId = TouchPoints.TPtEvtTypeId INNER JOIN
                         Products ON Items.ItmProdId = Products.ProdIntId
WHERE        (Events.EvtTime > @Param3) AND (Events.EvtTime < @Param4) AND (TouchPoints.TPtExtId <> 'plant' AND TouchPoints.TPtExtId <> 'storage')
GROUP BY evtDate, Products.ProdExtId
ORDER BY evtDate, Products.ProdExtId

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i am looking for something that will group all the descriptions that are LIKE %LOGO% together in one line
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Question by:CASorter
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SELECT        COUNT(*) AS Expr1, evtDate, CASE WHEN Products.ProdExtId LIKE '%LOGO%' THEN 'LOGO' ELSE Products.ProdExtId END AS ProdExtId
FROM            Events INNER JOIN
                         Items ON Events.EvtItemId = Items.ItmIntId INNER JOIN
                         EventTypes ON Events.EvtTypeId = EventTypes.EvtTypeIntId INNER JOIN
                         TouchPoints ON Events.TouchPointId = TouchPoints.TPtIntId AND EventTypes.EvtTypeIntId = TouchPoints.TPtEvtTypeId INNER JOIN
                         Products ON Items.ItmProdId = Products.ProdIntId
WHERE        (Events.EvtTime > @Param3) AND (Events.EvtTime < @Param4) AND (TouchPoints.TPtExtId <> 'plant' AND TouchPoints.TPtExtId <> 'storage')
GROUP BY evtDate, CASE WHEN Products.ProdExtId LIKE '%LOGO%' THEN 'LOGO' ELSE Products.ProdExtId END
ORDER BY evtDate, CASE WHEN Products.ProdExtId LIKE '%LOGO%' THEN 'LOGO' ELSE Products.ProdExtId END
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by:Pawan Kumar
ID: 41837177
Try this. Comma separated descriptions

DECLARE @Val AS VARCHAR(4) = 'LOGO'

SELECT * ,     STUFF 
                ((
                SELECT CONCAT(', ' + description)
                FROM yourtable a
                WHERE ( a.ProdExtId = t.ProdExtId  AND a.evtDate = t.evtDate)
					  AND CHARINDEX(@Val,description,0) > 0
                FOR XML PATH('')
                ) ,1,2,'') 
                AS Logos
FROM 
(
	SELECT        COUNT(*) AS Expr1, evtDate, Products.ProdExtId
	FROM            Events INNER JOIN
							 Items ON Events.EvtItemId = Items.ItmIntId INNER JOIN
							 EventTypes ON Events.EvtTypeId = EventTypes.EvtTypeIntId INNER JOIN
							 TouchPoints ON Events.TouchPointId = TouchPoints.TPtIntId AND EventTypes.EvtTypeIntId = TouchPoints.TPtEvtTypeId INNER JOIN
							 Products ON Items.ItmProdId = Products.ProdIntId
	WHERE        (Events.EvtTime > @Param3) AND (Events.EvtTime < @Param4) AND (TouchPoints.TPtExtId <> 'plant' AND TouchPoints.TPtExtId <> 'storage') 			 
	GROUP BY evtDate, Products.ProdExtId
)t
ORDER BY t.evtDate, tProdExtId

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by:CASorter
ID: 41837186
well done...
thanks for the quick response...   good technique to remember.
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