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using SP as a table in a select statement

Posted on 2002-05-20
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Last Modified: 2006-11-17
How can i use stored procedure in a select statement as a table
Question by:amnav
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To the best of my knowledge this is not possible.  I really wish it was as there are a number of occasions where I'd use it myself.

I think that the only thing you can do it put the results of the SP into a temporary table and use that in your SELECT query.

INSERT INTO #myTable exec sp_GetMyResults

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Mr_Peerapol earned 192 total points
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If you are using MS SQL Server 2000, try converting your stored procedure to user-defined function. Then you will be able to use it in a select statement.

Ex. select * from fn_YourFunction(0, 'Hello')

Or else you need to do like the comment above from ColinSnelling.

Hope it helps,
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by:David Todd
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The other suggestion is to use the stored procedure to return the record set by passing parameters to it.


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