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Reading value from untyped xml

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
hi i'd a table from which somes column values were delimted by '|' that i had to execute a search query to find value.Here ia asample of the table Table A UserID | UserRegionID |  UserJobId | UserExpID -------------------------------------------------------------   2728  :  23|27|24      :  63|65|72   : 34   2265  : 22                :  72             :   20   Each of this Id refer to a display name that  a user chose by checking in a checkbox.I m suppose to create a search that return the userid  based on any of the value in the other columns.I therefore though of creating a view that would convert the piped value in an untyped xml document which i did trough the following statement:   create view vwUserDetails<br/> as<br/> with vwUserDetails(userId,jobsID,RegionID,YrOfExpID)<br/> as<br/> (<br/> select <br/> UserId,<br/> convert(xml,'<Job><JobId>'+<br/> replace([UserJobTypeIDs],'|','</JobId><JobId>')+<br/> '</JobId></Job>') as jobsID,<br/> convert(xml,'<Region><RegionId>'+<br/> replace(Rtrim(Ltrim([User

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