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Within the hour ;-)

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by:CJ_S
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By the way. Do you know why

declare @x int
set @x = 3
select top @x * from ...

does not work? been wondering this for a couple of weeks now. :-/

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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Glad I could help
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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Why?
Ask bill.gates@microsoft.com

SET ROWCOUNT @x
works to limit the output of the entire select, but wouldn't help in this case, as it won't affect the subquery...

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I knew about the rowcount but I wanted it to make the query more dynamic.

Anyway. Thanks again!

CJ
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