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In query designer How do I add table from different database

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I am creating new view in enterprise manager.
In query designer When I select add table ,It displays  all tables for the current database,
My question is How do I add table from different database same server.

Is it not possible in query designer ?

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Narendra

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It's not possible to display them in the tables list, but you can type in the full name of the table in the SQL window (database.owner.object) and so include it in your query. However, since there is no referential integrity checks across databases it will not automatically create the join between it and any of your other tables, you will need to manually specify the join.
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SELECT * INTO targetDatabase.dbo.NewTableName
  FROM sourceDatabase.dbo.SourceData

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You can also try creating a view in your current database that points to this table on the other database.  That way you can do a select on your view and will not have to create any reference to another database.

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point split if fine with me..
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