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Can I create a table or view  from a  UNION statement?

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Can I create a table or view  from a  UNION statement?
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Yes.

CREATE VIEW dbo.MyView AS
SELECT a, b, c
FROM Table1
UNION
SELECT a, b, c
FROM Table2

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Creating a table...

SELECT z.a, z.b, z.c
INTO NewTable
FROM
    (SELECT a, b, c
    FROM Table1
    UNION
    SELECT a, b, c
    FROM Table2) AS z

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by:zachvaldez
ID: 36514102
Definitely work! Now I'll have the flexibility for creating datasource.
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by:zachvaldez
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Thanks!
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