troubleshooting Question

How to view index content?

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Mike EghtebasFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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I have created PK_Student_StudId (clustered).

I suppose I could view the content of index table (index data) using

Select StudID, StudName, Class From Student Order By StudID;

But, is there a way I can access and view the actual table my PK_Student_StudId index has created?

Or, is it in binary form and cannot be viewed directly? If so, how can be transformed and viewed?

At least its number of rows and its column names to be printed/ investigated.

Thank you.

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