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shaneschmidt
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Australia
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Posted - 10/21/2002 :  19:46:35  Show Profile
Is there an attribute that will identify the Row id
in a Transact SQL Statement or stored procedure ?
I know they have row id in Oracle but am unsure of SQL SERVER 2000

robvolk
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Posted - 10/21/2002 :  19:54:17  Show Profile  Visit robvolk's Homepage
No. You would need to create a primary key on your table to ensure that each row is uniquely identifiable. You can use an identity column (not recommended) or a GUID column to generate unique values, but they DO NOT work like rowid or rownum in Oracle, because they are not row "numbers". Row numbers are not a relational database feature.

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ValterBorges
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USA
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Posted - 10/21/2002 :  22:38:17  Show Profile
If you're looking to number you rows based on how your SQL Statement orders the records then take a look.
http://www.sqlteam.com/item.asp?ItemID=1491

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