Solved

Is QUOTED_IDENTIFIER a database wide setting?

Posted on 2008-10-08
2
424 Views
Last Modified: 2008-10-16
Hello Experts. I noticed that I have to set QUOTED_IDENTIFIER=ON in my stored procedure in order to query from an XML datatype (to get the elements out). Is this QUOTED_IDENTIFIER a setting at the sproc level? That is, if I set QUOTED_IDENTIFIER=ON in one sproc, will it turn it on in the other sprocs within the same database? (I only want this setting in my sproc only and no others) Sorry for the dumb question!
0
Comment
Question by:trpnbillie
[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
2 Comments
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
David Todd earned 125 total points
ID: 22675429
Hi,

SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER is set at parse time. Setting at parse time means that if the SET statement is present in the batch or stored procedure, it takes effect, regardless of whether code execution actually reaches that point; and the SET statement takes effect before any statements are executed.

from ... http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa259228(SQL.80).aspx

or
When executed inside a stored procedure, the setting of SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER is not changed.

from
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms174393(SQL.90).aspx

HTH
  David
0
 

Author Comment

by:trpnbillie
ID: 22687915
Thanks for your response! I think this

When executed inside a stored procedure, the setting of SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER is not changed.

answers my question.

If at the top of my stored procedure "ProcA"  e.g.

SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER = ON
GO
CREATE ProcA

That ON setting will not be enforced when other sprocs (ProcB, ProcC, ProcD) are executed? (unless they too have SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER = ON). Is that right? THank you!!
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Incremental load example 2 56
Two tables - Sum of values - What is the difference 31 56
Isolation level in SQL server 3 54
SQL Server 2005 - Comparing Fields' Contents 6 52
In this article I will describe the Copy Database Wizard method as one possible migration process and I will add the extra tasks needed for an upgrade when and where is applied so it will cover all.
Use this article to create a batch file to backup a Microsoft SQL Server database to a Windows folder.  The folder can be on the local hard drive or on a network share.  This batch file will query the SQL server to get the current date & time and wi…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

749 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