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Query - Comma list to rows

Query - Comma list to rows

Query - Comma list to rows

I cannot seem to find the solution to this, your help would be veru much appriciated.

I need to create a query that takes a column containg a comma delimited list and produces rows for each value...

For example.

Table A

Item_Name    Item_Number    Item_List
Item1        1000        "W,X,Y,Z"
Item2        2000        "W,X,Y,Z"
Item3        3000        "W,X,Y,Z"

Here is what I would like for results:

Item_Name    Item_Number    Item_List    Item_Value
Item1        1000        "W,X,Y,Z"    W
Item1        1000        "W,X,Y,Z"    X
Item1        1000        "W,X,Y,Z"    Y
Item1        1000        "W,X,Y,Z"    Z
Item2        2000        "W,X,Y,Z"    W
Item2        2000        "W,X,Y,Z"    X
Item2        2000        "W,X,Y,Z"    Y
Item2        2000        "W,X,Y,Z"    Z
Item3        3000        "W,X,Y,Z"    W
Item3        3000        "W,X,Y,Z"    X
Item3        3000        "W,X,Y,Z"    Y
Item3        3000        "W,X,Y,Z"    Z

How can I accomplish this ?

Thanx again !

RE: Query - Comma list to rows


Are there a fixed number of items in your ITEM_LIST, or is the number variable?

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RE: Query - Comma list to rows

Sorry, I probably should have mentioned that. The length (number of values) of the list is NOT fixed.


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