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AskSQLTeam
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Posted - 02/22/2001 :  23:25:19  Show Profile  Visit AskSQLTeam's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Prathiba writes "How to declare constants in sql server 7.0?"

nr
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Posted - 02/23/2001 :  09:56:40  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
You don't. Put the values in a table and retrieve them when needed. You could call an SP to retrieve the values if needed.
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robvolk
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Posted - 02/23/2001 :  10:01:46  Show Profile  Visit robvolk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The DECLARE statement will do it:

DECLARE @variablename datatype [= defaultvalue]
DECLARE @firstname varchar(20)
DECLARE @middleinitial varchar(1)=''
DECLARE @lastname varchar(20)


Variables you declare are only available in the current connection and procedure/query. If you need global variables, you can put them in a regular or global temp table, and SELECT them when needed.

...yeah, what the guy before me said!

Edited by - robvolk on 02/23/2001 10:13:36
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