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Select * column names

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Hello, is it possible to select all of the column names for a particular table? If so, how is that accomplished?
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AneeshDatabase Consultant
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Commented:
better query directly from information_schema.Columns views

SELECT Column_name
from Information_schema.Columns
WHERE Table_Name = 'urTableName'
Your question is not clear
1. If you want the name of columns as output use this
Select * from syscolumns where ID =Object_ID('TableName')

2. if you want data from all the columns use this:
select * from tablename
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Commented:
SELECT dbo.syscolumns.name AS ColName
FROM dbo.syscolumns INNER JOIN
dbo.sysobjects ON dbo.syscolumns.id =
dbo.sysobjects.id
WHERE (dbo.sysobjects.name = 'your table name')

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