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MSSQL server 2005..How to browse data using Management studio

Posted on 2007-11-28
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hey guys

I am playing around with mssql and I got it working fine with php. However I am used to mysql and its a little different in MSSQL. In my sql if I use the Administration tool, it lets me browse the tables for the data. However in MSSQL if I use the SQL Server management tool, it does not let me browse the data, instead it gives me the column names. I was wondering if there is any way to browse the data. I would need step by step instructions for that as I am new to the SQL Management tool. Also is there any think like phpmyadmin for MSSQL?

Thanks
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Question by:syedasimmeesaq
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 250 total points
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Hello syedasimmeesaq,

Right click on the table and select Open table


Aneesh R
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by:Jaime Olivares
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Besides the Aneesh's suggestion, you can query directly.
Open a new Query Window, pressing the "New Query" button, then write:
     USE yourDBName;
     SELECT * FROM yourTableName;
Press F5
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by:cottsak
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step 1) connect to database
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step 2) navigate to table thru Object Explorer, right click on table, select "Open Table"
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