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the second line loses sight of the declaration in the first line. what can be done to make sure it recognizes it.

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declare @DBO table (GName varchar(80),GID int,User_in_DB varchar(80),uid int)
exec sp_msforeachdb 'use [?] insert into @DBOwners exec sp_helpuser db_backupoperator'  
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Try using a temporary table instead of a table variable.
From what I recall, table variables can only be used in the current context, while the EXEC command runs in a separate session than the current.

Also, the table you have in your SQL should match your temp table's name.
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you cannot do that.because the dynamic sql in the msforeachdb is in a separate scope, it cannot "see" the declaration in that "outer" scope.you have to work with either a global temp table (##temptable) or a fixed regular table ...
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Thanks for the clarification.
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