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GUID copied from one table to another

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I have a GUID value that is retreived from a table1 that I am trying to insert into table2. Both the source and destination tables have the datatype uniqueidentifier. However, on an insert to table2,  this column is being set to null. Can we copy guid columns from one table to another? Or is the issue something else.

declare @myGUIDsrc uniqueidentifier

select  @myGUIDsrc = column1  from table1  <---- only one row and GUID value is returned

insert into table2 (column1, column2) values (@myGUIDsrc , 'TEST')
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008SQL

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Tomas Helgi Johannsson

8/22/2022 - Mon
Raja Jegan R

Yes, we can insert GUID values from one table to another..
But you need to use another format to insert the records and use WHERE clauses as required..
insert into table2 (column1, column2) 
SELECT column1, 'TEST'
from table1

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LuckyLucks

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The thing is I have these set up as a cursor.
Raja Jegan R

Hi LuckyLucks,

I didn't get what you meant..
Can you kindly clarify..
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