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From:Johan De Meersman Date:April 13 2010 9:51am
Subject:Re: reshaping challenge
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Are you quite sure there can never be more than 16 orders per ID ?

The form your table is in now is actually the preferred form. It's called an
associative table, and logic suggests that it sits between a table that
holds more info on the IDs, and a table that holds more info on the orders.

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Mitchell Maltenfort <mmalten@stripped>wrote:

> I have a table with two columns, ID and order.  Each ID can be
> repeated up to 16 timers.
> I need to reshape it so that I have one row per ID, and columns
> order1, order 2,...order 16, and one number that lists how many orders
> there actually were.
> No this is not a homework assignment.  I'm trying to make sense out of
> a legacy project.
> Can someone help me out?
> Thanks!
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reshaping challengeMitchell Maltenfort12 Apr
  • Re: reshaping challengeJohan De Meersman13 Apr