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is it possible to parameterise a table name

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hi.

this may be a silly question but i'l ask it anyway.

is there anyway of being able to patameterise a table name?

so for instance pass the param @TableName into a stored proc and for example do:
select * from @TableName?
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Short answer: No.

Long Answer: yes, but you must use dynamic SQL, thereby losing most of the benefits of a stored procedure.

Create Procedure dbo.MyProcedure
  @TabLename nvarchar(100)
AS
Declare @SQL nvarchar(200)
Set @SQL = "Select * from " + @TableName

Exec (@SQL)
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