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Posted - 07/12/2006 :  11:19:34  Show Profile  Visit AskSQLTeam's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Phani kumar writes "In my database in a table, one of the column's size was 50. I took the complete backup of the database. But now the column's size was increased to 100 and there were some changes in the database. I created a new database and restored the backup. To my surprise column's size is changed to 50 after restoring the database. how can i restore the data without changing the column's size in my table. It should be 100 but data should be restored."


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Posted - 07/12/2006 :  11:30:00  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The column size won't change on a restore - it could be the way you are viewing it. Sounds like in some places you are seeing the byte size and some a character size of a unicode column.

Cursors are useful if you don't know sql.
DTS can be used in a similar way.
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