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SQL statement error of "incorrect syntax near the keyword 'as'"

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Why is this sql statement throwing an error of "incorrect syntax near the keyword 'as'" CREATE TABLE [TempTable] AS (Select * From [Direct_Construction] where [PID] = @LastPID)
Parameter of @LastPID is being supplied

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by:ewangoya
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What exactly do you want to do, Create a table then insert data into it
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select * into [TempTable] from [Direct_Construction] where [PID] = @LastPID
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by:ricksteele
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CREATE TABLE expects a set of column definitions.  Try this:

Select *
INTO [TempTable] 
From [Direct_Construction] 
where [PID] = @LastPID

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Not sure off the top of my head if you can do this with Select *, you might have to pick some columns.
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by:WSU-CPD
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Thank you!  I have been beating my head against the wall on this one.  Knew it was simple.  Thanks!
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