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Why can't I run a select command in an IF ELSE SQL 2000 statement

woodwyn asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Can someone tell me why this won't work and what an alternative approach might be?  I am trying to run one of two select statements in a stored procedures based on whether a parameter = 0 or 1.  I simplified the code here for testing in analyzer.  Whether the parameter is set to 0 or 1, when I run the statement I get the error "There is already an object named '#MSR1' in the database."  It appears to hit both select commands each time.

DECLARE @nCreatedForJob AS TinyInt
SET @nCreatedForJob=1

IF @nCreatedForJob = 1
      SELECT * INTO #MSR1 FROM Items WHERE Number='L0100001' AND Quantity=1
      SELECT * INTO #MSR1 FROM Items WHERE Number='L0100001'
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