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Generate row constructors for existing data

By Gabe Tower,

I built this script for when I needed to move small data sets around, typically between servers. The script uses the tables columns to generate select statements of the actual data in the table.

1) ctrl+shift+m

2) Enter databse table, table name (note, this assumes DBO schema) and optional top percent

3) Execute

NOTE: Dont use this for large data sets. As with any statement, doing a union on large data sets performs horribly.

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row constructors