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Cannot change data types in SQL Server 2008

Posted on 2008-09-29
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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
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chapmandew earned 500 total points
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try this instead (through tsql)

alter table tablename
alter column yourcolumnname MONEY

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by:grwallace
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Perfect - Thanks
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u r great man I got lots of ans like modify and all different but just ur work fine thanks a lot  
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