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FIELD from row to COLUMN

FIELD from row to COLUMN

(OP)
Hello

I have my select statement returns something like this:

id episode name
1 1 john
2 1 mary
3 1 null

is it posible get a result like this?

episode
1 john mary null

I have tried with pivot but with I need an aggregate function which I do not use,

can anyone guide me!!

Thanks in advance

RE: FIELD from row to COLUMN

(OP)
HI

I find a posible solution

I find this instruction

select id_episode, listagg(nvl(name,'noname'), '|' ) within group (order by name) as names
from opinion where id_episode = 1
group by id_episode order by id_episode

this returns:

id_episode names
1 john|mary|noname

This workaround serves me for a while, hope this help you too, or if you can make field "names" to three columns I would appreciate you share.



Regards.

RE: FIELD from row to COLUMN

If you have a way to rank the records you want to put into columns, do this is a subquery, then feed this information to an outer query where you do the group by.
General example.

select
id_espisode,
max(case when rnk = 1 then name else null end) as 1stname,
max(case when rnk = 2 then name else null end) as 2stname,
max(case when rnk = 3 then name else null end) as 3rdname
From
(
select
id_espisode,
name,
rank() over(partition by id_espisode order by whatwillrankrecords) as rnk
from opinion
)
group by
id_espisode

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