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Posted - 04/06/2013 :  12:19:01  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi. I need to write procedure that should be executed by trigger(on update). In procedure I need to know the ids of affected rows(by update). How can I get it? SQL server. Thx

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Posted - 04/07/2013 :  12:20:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've not tried them in a trigger before (I try to avoid any heavy lifting in triggers), but you might be able to use Table-Valued Parameters here. Please look for "parameters [SQL Server], table-valued" (without the quotes) in Books Online (press the {f1} key to get there). Then, just populate the Table-Valued Parameter from the INSERTED logical trigger table and use it in the call to the stored procedure. Of course, the stored procedure will need to be modified to use the new Table-Valued Parameter.

--Jeff Moden
RBAR is pronounced "ree-bar" and is a "Modenism" for "Row By Agonizing Row".

First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
"Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column."

When writing schedules, keep the following in mind:
"If you want it real bad, that's the way you'll likely get it."

Edited by - Jeff Moden on 04/07/2013 12:20:39
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Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 04/09/2013 :  00:16:24  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i would prefer doing the processing inline in trigger without need to call another procedure

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