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Why do I get  this error below?
select top (10) *from customer_shipped does returns top 10

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1
Incorrect syntax near ')'.

select * into #temp1 from (select top (10) *from customer_shipped)
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Haris Djulic earned 500 total points
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you need to name your "table" i.e.

select * into #temp1 from (select top (10) *from customer_shipped) a 

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This should work
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by:VBdotnet2005
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Sorry, I am new. so the name of the temptable is not #temp1? Or a is the name of the temp table?
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by:Haris Djulic
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Notice the letter "a" i added to after the parenthesis.. Since you are using query as a "table" you need to name it..

and yes your new temp table is named right..
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temp1, rigth?
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by:Haris Djulic
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yes, #temp1

Did you try my query?
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yes, it works. Thank you for your help.
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