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How delete all recods not in top 40

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How delete all recods not in top 40
delete NewsSYSNewsTags where @@ROWCOUNT>40 and NewsID=@NewsID order by WordWeight desc
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by:David L. Hansen
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When you say "Top 40" to you mean by ranking (like the top 40 highest net worth) or just the first 40 records entered into the table?
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DELETE FROM NewsSYSNewsTags
WHERE NewsID NOT IN (
   SELECT TOP 40 NewsID FROM NewsSYSNewsTags ORDER BY WordWeight DESC)
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