Arranging data on multiple rows into a sigle row (converting rows into columns)


I have a survey (30 questions) application in a SQL server db. The application uses several relational tables. The results are arranged so that each answer is on a seperate row:

user1   answer1
user1   answer2
user1   answer3
user2   answer1
user2   answer2
user2   answer3

For statistical analysis I need to transfer the results to an Excel spreadsheet (for later use in SPSS). In the spreadsheet I need the results to appear so that each user will be on a single row with all of that user's answers on that single row (A column for each answer):

user1   answer1   answer2   answer3
user2   answer1   answer2   answer3

How can this be done? How can all answers of a user appear on a single row


12/25/2005 6:06:10 AM 29906 articles. 0 followers. Follow

1 Replies

Similar Articles

[PageSpeed] 18

sql server 2005 or 2000?

In sql server 2005, I believe the answer is with the new pivot or unpivot commands.  In 2000, it gets much trickier.

Of course, I think excel can do it's own pivoting as well.

12/26/2005 5:43:35 AM

Similar Artilces:

SQL: mutiple rows one column to multiple columns one row
In InfoMaker SQL can you take a table with multiple rows for the same key and take a column from the rows and create mutiple columns with one report line with the key(no duplicate keys) on a report? For example Table books (key) (book title) 123 misery 123 titanic 123 roots 456 war 456 1984 456 giant The report I need would look like this Key title1 title2 title 3 123 misery titanic roots 456 war 1984 giant Thanks in advance. -- Kaye Hendry HealthInsight ...

SQL Data displayed row by row
Hi,  I was wondering if it was possible to get some help, what I am trying to do is create a ASP webpage that will display Data from an sql database row by row and if there is no data in one row then it will display a message saying "No Data in row"  Any help would be appreciated  Thanks, Michael   mstoten: I was wondering if it was possible to get some help, what I am trying to do is create a ASP webpage that will display Data from an sql database row by row and if there is no data in one row then it will display a message saying "No Data i...

First Row, Next Row, Prior Row, Last Row
I have a SQL Anywhere 7.0 Database, have a table Product_detail which contains Column Name Datatype width Null Default batch_id char(10) No None prod_id Integer No None employee_id Integer No None quantity Integer No None price Numeric (14, 2) No None Its primary key is batch_id I have a Freeform Datawindow with this table I want to provide the first row, next row, prior row and last row Ho...

How do I display data from an sql query row by row?
I have the following code (at bottom of msg) in a page I'm trying to write. It works ok with a datagrid but I don't want a datagrid on the page as they look ugly (by default). Questions ... 1. Can I use a datagrid to display data with a custom layout? 2. How can I access data obtained from an sql server stored procedure row by row? I'm told you do it with a Dataset but I don't know how. The site is to look like this ... ... that's the existing site in ASP but must be converted to ASP.NET to keep up with things. Can anyone hel...

Hide column data on a row by row basis. How?
I'm sure there is a way to hide/show data of column on a row by row basis. I've done the following for the admin users, but it displays the whole column. GridView1.Columns[1].Visible = true; Let's say I have the following GridView: Listing Address Sale Price End Date Tuscany Village SW I-29 169 Hwy   12/31/2007 Plaza Corporate Center 800 W 47th St   12/31/2007 Ward Parkway Plaza 1414 W 85th St   03/12/2007 Pinnacle Corporate Centre II 11460 Tomahawk Creek Pky   03/12/2007 Corporate Medical Plaza 10777 Nall Ave   03/26/2007...

convert multiple row values into single row
Hi All, I have to convert multiple row values into single row with multiple columns, can anybody help me in this regard. Thanks in advance. can u provide some information. i didn't get ur  requirement properly. Clarity is needed.Thank uBabaPlease remember to click "Mark as Answer" on this post if it helped you. Hi,   Maybe a Pivot Query is what you're looking for? Greg...

Multiple rows of data into 1 row results?
Is there a way to get multiple rows of data to show in 1 row of results? I have a Data Table (ID, Name, Date, etc), Facility Table (ID, Name) and FacilityKey Table (Data ID and Facility ID). The Data table has a 1 to many relationship with the FacilityKey table. I want to return the Data ID and each Facility Name associated with that Data ID to display in a DataGrid (preferably each Facility Name in the same cell on the grid too), but am stumped on how to get teh query to work (or where to look in the SQL documentation for something like this). Thanks! What you are trying to do is...

How can I display multiple rows w/8 columns (4 columns editable on each row)?
Hello, Please - Can anyone suggest the best way to display a joined dataset with 4 read-only columns, 4 editable columns and a checkbox column? The content for this display currently has < 100 rows - but could approach 1000 in the future. I currently have this setup with a Datagrid (working) - but I would like to be able to edit the 4 columns of ALL rows in the displayed list instead of one row at a time as the Datagrid allows. After editing, I use an update function to traverse the modified list/table and save all values that have the Checkbox clicked. Could a list with 10...

is it possible to turn 1 column,many rows into one row,many columns in sql ?
 Hi AllI have the following query:Select CategoryName From Category Where CategoryId In(Select SkillId From SpecialitySkills Where CopywriterId = 13) It gives me the correct results but not in the form that i want, i would like it to be in one row, many columns. its in 1 column, many rows.Any ideas?  You must be talking about displaying it on a web page? Just create a loop that runs through the rows of the data that is returned then just make html table:dim tablestring as string = "<table><tr>" for i as integer = 0 to dt.rows.count - 1 tablestring += &... problem: i can not view image data for the rest of my table rows except the image for the first row but i can read all the other non image fields for all rows.
Hi i have a table with the following fields imgdata........image imgtitle.........varchar(max) imgType........varchar(max) imgLength.....bigint i have no problem with uploading the image but viewing the uploaded image(s) in a gridview has caused me great pain. The probelm is i have two pages. page1 grabs the image to display and page2 has a gridview that displays the grabed image. I wanted to have an sql statement like SELECT * FROM mytable WHERE incident_id=someValue. IF i have 5 records in this table and i view page2 ...

Multiple grid rows per Data row in GridView
I have a dataset that is binded to a gridview. The dataset has 5 fields and a description. I want to display 1 row for the 5 short fields and 1 row underneath it for the description. (per record)   For example: ID Name  Surname Field3 Field 4 1   John     Smith      blah    blah     This is the long description for  John Smith spanning 5 cells 2   Peter    Parker     blah    blah     This is t...

Retrieve data row by row and multiple SELECT statements.
hai to all experts out there,can somebody help me please! I would like to do this sql select statement in in order to display the output in a gridview. I have a table name TBL_DOC consist of ID,DOC_NO,PIC_FLAG,MPIC1,MPIC2,MPIC3,MPIC4 ,MPIC5 columns. My intention is first i want to retrieve PIC_FLAG column data from all rows in TBL_DOC table  row by row like this: SELECT PIC_FLAG FROM TBL_DOC and then if PIC_FLAG = 'MPIC1' i want to do another select statement like this in the same table: SELECT ID,DOC_NO,PIC_FLAG,MPIC1 FROM TBL_DOC where PIC_FLAG = 'MPIC1...

How to transform SQL output rows into GridView rows+columns?
This is somewhat tricky to explain. What I am trying to do is link the output from a SQL query that is grouped into rows and turn that into a set of rows and columns. ex: turn this (from SQL): sqlcol1sqlcol2sqlcol3 row_1 col_a 1 row_1 col_b 2 row_1 col_c 3 row_2 col_a 4 row_2 col_b 5  into this (in GridView):  col_acol_bcol_c row_1 1 2 3 row_2 4 5     I am thinking that the best way of doing this is to inherit from GridView and to write a custom metho...

How to go through a datatable row by row and column by column
Hello, I have a dataset with a datatable and I need to insert each row from the datatable on my sql table, anyway there may be errors, so some rows may not be inserted because primary key constraints,  So I need to show the rows that are not inserted in a gridview, the hard thing to do is to go through all the datatable,  is there an wasy way to do it?MCPD ENTERPRISE APPLICATION DEVELOPER Start by looking here an update of your dataset, and if a row fails, you can mark it as invalid.You can ...

Web resources about - Arranging data on multiple rows into a sigle row (converting rows into columns) -

Facebook Begins Converting Users To HTTPS
Are you willing to sacrifice a little bit of speed for a lot more safety? Facebook is asking that very question with its announcement that it ...

Facebook No Longer Converting Groups Into Pages
Back when Facebook first launched Facebook Pages, many businesses and brands who had built up substantial audiences in their Facebook Groups ...

Vert - simply converting for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store
Get Vert - simply converting on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

Converting SIM Card to Micro SIM Card - Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Place new Micro SIM into the iPhone SIM card tray

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Converting Muslims to Christianity - YouTube
Complete video at: Ayaan Hirsi Ali explains her support of missionary ...

Click go fears of converting print files
Is there a way to convert a print queue item to a .RTF or .PDF file? I like to save or email them. - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sudanese woman ordered to hang under sharia law for converting to Christianity gives birth
Khartoum, Sudan: A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy has given birth in jail, a Western diplomat said on Tuesday.

Imams warn against radicalism to Aboriginal inmates converting to Islam
The prison system has enlisted the help of ASIO to crack down on radicalisation behind bars amid revelations that Aboriginals are converting ...

Converting the world's companies one by one - The Science Show - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting ...
Image: Trucks carrying logs make their way up a road in Jambi, Indonesia. A vast area of the Sumatran forest, and orangutan habitat, is being ...

Converting Churches Into Homes Is The Latest Hollywood Trend
You don't have to be a believer to be moved by the beauty of a church.

Resources last updated: 12/22/2015 8:18:11 AM