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How to find a query in the SQL transaction log?

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I'm using MS SQL 2000 Server. A few weeks ago I ran a fairly complex query against the database. Unfortunately I didn't save this query, now I need to run this same report. Is it possible for me to find this query in the sql transaction history logs? Can I do a search for part of my query to find it?
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No, not possible.
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by:James Murrell
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Hate to say this but you cannot
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Hate to say this but you cannot
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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make that 3 to say: sorry ...
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Also, SELECT statements will never be in the tran log...only DML statements, such as INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE...and then only if you're in FULL recovery model.
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Since you responded first, I'll give you the points. Thanks everyone.
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