[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

Cannot change data types in SQL Server 2008

Posted on 2008-09-29
3
Medium Priority
?
1,520 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I need to change a column from Real to Money, but when I try to do so I get the message:-

Saving changes is not permitted. The changes you have made require the followilg tables to be dropped and re-created. You have either made changes to a table that can't be recreated or enables the option Prevent Saving Changes that require the table to be re-created
0
Comment
Question by:grwallace
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 60

Accepted Solution

by:
chapmandew earned 2000 total points
ID: 22599174
try this instead (through tsql)

alter table tablename
alter column yourcolumnname MONEY

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:grwallace
ID: 31501295
Perfect - Thanks
0
 

Expert Comment

by:adurve
ID: 23565431
u r great man I got lots of ans like modify and all different but just ur work fine thanks a lot  
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Long way back, we had to take help from third party tools in order to encrypt and decrypt data.  Gradually Microsoft understood the need for this feature and started to implement it by building functionality into SQL Server. Finally, with SQL 2008, …
This article explains how to reset the password of the sa account on a Microsoft SQL Server.  The steps in this article work in SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …
We’ve all felt that sense of false security before—locking down external access to a database or component and feeling like we’ve done all we need to do to secure company data. But that feeling is fleeting. Attacks these days can happen in many w…

649 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question