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Using variable in MS Sql Query

Posted on 2009-05-05
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I've build a stored proc where I loop and set up a part of the query but it shows up empty.

This will work
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SELECT TOP 20 ItemCode, Descr FROM Items WHERE ItemCode like 'cf%'  AND ( brandid = 1 OR brandid = 2 OR brandid = 3 OR brandid = 4 OR brandid = 0)
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But this won't
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DECLARE @setBrand varchar(200)
SET @setBrand = ' AND ( brandid = 1 OR brandid = 2 OR brandid = 3 OR brandid = 4 OR brandid = 0)'

SELECT TOP 20 ItemCode, Descr FROM Items WHERE ItemCode like 'cf%' + @setBrand
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I know this is probably not of a big deal, but I can't figured it out.

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EXEC  (    'SELECT TOP 20 ItemCode, Descr FROM Items WHERE ItemCode like ''cf%''  ' + @setBrand )
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