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-Dman100-
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Posted - 07/04/2006 :  18:18:42  Show Profile
I have the following table which I want to display the output using print.

Here is my table:

dbo.press_releases
headline varchar(255)
description varchar(294)
content text
pr_date datetime
pdf varchar(255)
id int primary key


Using query analyzer I was trying the following statement to display the contents:

DECLARE @pr varchar(8000)

SET @pr = (SELECT headline, description, content
FROM dbo.press_releases
WHERE id = 11)

print @pr

Thanks for any help.

khtan
In (Som, Ni, Yak)

Singapore
17689 Posts

Posted - 07/04/2006 :  18:25:25  Show Profile
You have to declare one variable for each column

select @hl = headline, @dc = description, @ct = convert(varchar(8000), content)
from dbo.press_releases
where id = 11




KH

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-Dman100-
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210 Posts

Posted - 07/04/2006 :  18:37:26  Show Profile
Thank you.
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madhivanan
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India
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Posted - 07/05/2006 :  04:15:30  Show Profile  Send madhivanan a Yahoo! Message
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If all columns are of varchar type, then

DECLARE @pr varchar(8000)

SET @pr = (SELECT headline+','+ description+','+ content
FROM dbo.press_releases
WHERE id = 11)

print @pr


Madhivanan

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