Can the order of columns in a covering index prevent the index being used?

Posted on 2011-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Can the order of columns in a covering index prevent the index being used?
Question by:Mr_Shaw
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    The order of the INCLUDE columns don't matter.  The order of the index columns definitely does, and this goes for any index.

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