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MS SQL-2005 Create Constraint Uniqe

I have a table abc in which two columns a & b. My need is that the a + b column would be unique after Constraint
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
alter table abc add constraint uq_ab unique (a, b)
MehramAuthor Commented:
Sir the a field is string and b is date

Trailer No       LoadingDate
LSB                 01/01/2007
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
the unique constraint can be build on such field indeed.
now, if the LoadingDate field also has been filled with time, you have 2 options:
* ensure the field is NOT loaded with time portion
* add a computed field to your table, getting the date portion only, and include that field in the unique constraint instead of the original field.

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