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MS SQL server 2012 query

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Hi:

 I am looking to drop and recreate a view, if its exists, and Grant a role to it. I have the skeleton below that doesn't work, could you advise me of the correction?

SET ANSI_NULLS ON
GO

SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER OFF
GO

DROP VIEW  [dbo].[myView];

CREATE VIEW [dbo].[myView]
AS
SELECT
   COl1,
   COl2
  FROM Table T
GO

GRANT ROLE myROLE to  [dbo].[myView]
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So, it becomes?

IF EXISTS (SELECT name FROM sys.views WHERE name='myView')
   DROP VIEW  [dbo].[myView]
GO

CREATE VIEW [dbo].[myView]
AS
blah

GO
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Correct.  That way it drops only if it already exists, potentially avoiding a 'you tried to drop a view that does not exist' error.
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