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Hi,
If I copy a table using SELECT * INTO xyz from abc, then would that new table XYZ fetch new rows when old table ABC will be updated?
Or any other method to create a copy and it gets automatically updated?
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>would that new table XYZ fetch new rows when old table ABC will be updated?
No.  It's a single action, and once it's complete there is no relationship / connectivity between xyz and abc.

>Or any other method to create a copy and it gets automatically updated?
Explain your needs to us, and we'll propose something.
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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>Or any other method to create a copy and it gets automatically updated?
You need to create insert/update triggers for this ..
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by:fireblues
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I have a table ABC. One column in ABC needs to be updated for the purpose of creating report. So I cannot make update on ABC.
ABC is a live table, so it keeps updating.
Can I create a procedure? Can you show me how?
Thanks everyone for your replies.
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by:Jim Horn
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>One column in ABC needs to be updated for the purpose of creating report.
Spell this out for us, as in most companies updating a production table to reflect anything dealing with reporting is bound to get you some unwanted attention.
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by:Scott Pletcher
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Create a separate reporting table, for example "ABC_Report_Data", with the key column(s) from table ABC.  Put your new data column(s) in that table.  You can join to/from ABC using the key column(s).

For example:

CREATE TABLE dbo.ABC (
    key_col int ...,
    data_col1 ...,
    data_col2 ...,
    ...
    )

CREATE TABLE dbo.ABC_Report_Data (
    key_col int ..., --FK --> dbo.ABC ( key_col )
    report_col ...
    )
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by:fireblues
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Thanks Guys!!! I resolved the problem using several Inner Joins.
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