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Alter Column

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Good one, thanks.

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Interesting question, thanks.

For people who like an official reference:

ALTER TABLE (Transact-SQL)


ALTER COLUMN

Specifies that the named column is to be changed or altered.
The modified column cannot be any one of the following:
* ...
* A computed column or used in a computed column.
* ...



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nice question.

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Nice question
I need to read again the rules about the ALTER TABLE
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Koen, that really gives the answer away, you don't even need Google Ermm


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Koen, that really gives the answer away, you don't even need Google Ermm


Your point being?
Normally you only see this thread after you answered the question.


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Koen, that really gives the answer away, you don't even need Google Ermm


Your point being?
Normally you only see this thread after you answered the question.


There's a Discuss link under the question on the homepage. It brings you straight to the discussion without having to answer the question. It may have been used in the past as a possible source of clues... Although not necessarily to the answer I hasten to add, more the interpretation of the question.


On two occasions I have been asked, "Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?" ... I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
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Koen, that really gives the answer away, you don't even need Google Ermm


Your point being?
Normally you only see this thread after you answered the question.


There's a Discuss link under the question on the homepage. It brings you straight to the discussion without having to answer the question. It may have been used in the past as a possible source of clues... Although not necessarily to the answer I hasten to add, more the interpretation of the question.


Never noticed the discuss link, good that you mention it.


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Koen Verbeeck (4/30/2014)
BWFC (4/30/2014)
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Koen, that really gives the answer away, you don't even need Google Ermm


Your point being?
Normally you only see this thread after you answered the question.


There's a Discuss link under the question on the homepage. It brings you straight to the discussion without having to answer the question. It may have been used in the past as a possible source of clues... Although not necessarily to the answer I hasten to add, more the interpretation of the question.


Never noticed the discuss link, good that you mention it.


It certainly has its uses but I'm always careful what I post because unscrupulous types could use it to bypass the hours of research that I may have been through. As I said, if the meaning of the question isn't always clear it's a useful place to get hints as to what the intention may have been. To be honest I don't think a lot of people know it's there though.


On two occasions I have been asked, "Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?" ... I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
—Charles Babbage, Passages from the Life of a Philosopher

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