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Insert multiple  rows into a table in SQL Server 2000 using SQL

Posted on 2007-11-14
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I am trying to build a sql that can enter multiple rows into a table

Insert into dbo.mcsso_LBCityUserMapping (PortalUserID,LBCityUsername,Created,LastModified,LastModifiedBy)
Values (120855,'grulaa2',11/14/2007,11/14/2007,103884)
Values (120861,'korenovab1',11/14/2007,11/14/2007,103884)

Get teh error message.

Server: Msg 156, Level 15, State 1, Line 3
Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'Values'.
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Question by:Sanjeet
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try ...

Insert into dbo.mcsso_LBCityUserMapping (PortalUserID,LBCityUsername,Created,LastModified,LastModifiedBy)
(SELECT 120855,'grulaa2',11/14/2007,11/14/2007,103884
UNION
SELECT 120861,'korenovab1',11/14/2007,11/14/2007,103884)
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by:Sanjeet
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That worked, if I want to keep adding rows after the second one do I keep just adding a union clause?
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yup
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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in sql server 2008  this will also work

Insert into dbo.mcsso_LBCityUserMapping (PortalUserID,LBCityUsername,Created,LastModified,LastModifiedBy)
Values (120855,'grulaa2',11/14/2007,11/14/2007,103884) , (120861,'korenovab1',11/14/2007,11/14/2007,103884)
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