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Is it possible to have an insert statement but using

exec sp_selecttable
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So example would be

Insert Into [table1]

exec sp_selecttable
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Yes, you must create the table first matching the record set from your SP so assume your SP returns

id int, name varchar(50), address varchar(100)

you create atable like:

create #temp_table (id int, name varchar(50), address varchar(100));
insert into #temp_table exec sp_whatever;
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Sorry one minor syntax error above and you can do the same with a permanent database table not just temporary table:

create table #temp_table (id int, name varchar(50), address varchar(100));
insert into #temp_table exec sp_selecttable;
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tks
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