sql server agent jobs schedule question

Hello experts. I have a sql script the runs a stored procedure. The stored procedure clears and updates some rows in some tables. So when I run the sql script in visual studio, it shows me the results of what rows were updated. Example:
0 rows affected
0 rows affected
84 rows affected

I want to run this job as a scheduled job and I think I have it setup correctly. Except here is my question. When the scheduled job kicks off all I get is an email that the job was successful but I do not see what rows were affected like I do in visual studio. Is it possible to see what rows were affected via a schedule job and if so how?
tmaususerAsked:
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Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
It's better for the stored proc to handle that.

You can use the @@RowCount to get the last number of rows affected by the query.

so something like

declare @body varchar(max) = ''
  
-- insert query
select @body = @@RowCount + ' rows inserted <br />'

-- update query;
select @body = @body + @@RowCount + ' rows updated <br />'


EXEC msdb.dbo.sp_send_dbmail
    @profile_name = 'theProfile',
    @recipients = 'your email',
    @body = @body,
    @subject = 'TheStoredProc Results' ;

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more on sp_send_dbMail here:
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190307.aspx
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Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
If that's something you need to know, I'd log it into a table then include a SELECT in the email to pull the relevant data for that email.  You could set up a process to automatically delete obsolete data from the table.
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tmaususerAuthor Commented:
Thank you so much!
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