Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Covert Row To Column In SQL Server 2005

Let us suppose that you have a table like below

col1 | col2 | col3


Value 1 | Value 2 | Value 3

And change it to one that looks like this:

Name | Value


col1 | Value 1


col2 | Value 2


col3 | Value 3

DECLARE @Table Table

(col1 varchar(10),

col2 varchar(10),

col3 varchar(10))

INSERT INTO @TABLE VALUES ('Value 1', 'Value 2', 'Value 3')

INSERT INTO @TABLE VALUES ('Value 4', 'Value 5', 'Value 6')

INSERT INTO @TABLE VALUES ('Value 7', 'Value 8', 'Value 9')

SELECT col, colval


(SELECT col1, col2, col3



(ColVal FOR Col IN

(col1, col2, col3)

)AS unpvt


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