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i need modify a data type from bit to int how can i modify.

table name is xyz id is primary key and qty is bit i want to modify from bit to int.
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ALTER TABLE xyz ALTER COLUMN qty INT NULL
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Execute this query
alter table xyz 
  alter column qty  int

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Also you can modify it through Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio GUI
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Alternative way using Microsoft SQL Management Studio (If it is available)

1. Open Microsoft SQL Management Studio
2. Login with your valid credentials
3. Expand 'Databases'
4. Expand '<YourDatabase>'
5. Expand 'Tables'
6. Right-Click on the table you want to modify
7. Select 'Modify' from the Right-Click menu
8. Here you can see the table design in editable mode. Click on the datatype and select int instead of bit
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