Help with scripting the SQL and show result

Dear expert, I want to write a script that first it does a SQLquery, and then it will count the query. for exemple: query will show a result of 145 row of data. I want first to show that this SQLquery is done and run in current date, if it's failed it will show the error message, then I want show the result of 145 number.

Is this possible to do? Thanks.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Just use the @@ROWCOUNT variable to have the number of rows returned by the last query.
An error will always be thrown by the SQL Server engine if something happens, so I do not really understand your request here.

Example for the query and @@ROWCOUNT:
FROM TableName
WHERE date_colname = GETDATE()


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WeTiAuthor Commented:
What is the output for @@ROWCOUNT? A number?
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Yes. Just a number.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
I've used PRINT command but you can also use SELECT @@ROWCOUNT.
It really depends on how you're going to use it.
WeTiAuthor Commented:
Then I want this number to show in a xml file... this will be abit harder, and I also want this xml to show if error it will print out red text in the table.
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
I can only answer the SQL Server part as I'm not used to work with XML.
I would suggest you to open a new question in XML topic so the right Experts can help you achieve what you want.
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