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hi i have written a query when i parse the query it says everything is successfull,

but when i execute the query i am getting an error

my query is

declare @Tablebname varchar(50),@RecCount int
SET @Tablebname = 'OCRD';
EXEC ('select '+ @RecCount +  ' = Count(*) from ' + @Tablebname + ' where  cardType = "S"')

and the error i am getting is

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1
Incorrect syntax near '='.
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Question by:romeiovasu
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You can't do that w/ EXEC...you have to use sp_executesql instead:

declare @Tablename varchar(50)
SET @Tablename = 'OCRD';
DECLARE @SQLString nvarchar(500);
DECLARE @ParmDefinition nvarchar(500);
DECLARE @RecCount INT;


SET @SQLString = N'SELECT @RecCount = COUNT(*)
   FROM ' + @TableName + '
   WHERE where  cardType = ''S'''
SET @ParmDefinition = N'@RecCount INT OUTPUT';

EXECUTE sp_executesql @SQLString, @ParmDefinition, @RecCount=@RecCount OUTPUT;
SELECT @RecCount;

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thanks
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