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Rahul The Dba
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that's great
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n i promise i will keep ur words in mind, nxt time i post some questions..

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Once again we learn that you should never rely on default datatype precision, but specify it yourself!
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Rahul The Dba (12/13/2010)
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n i promise i will keep ur words in mind, nxt time i post some questions..


Rahul,
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Cool Or at the very least include thier name in the post.

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Thanks for the interesting question. Though I hope questions like this wouldn't be necessary, and that people would always specify a length on variables to keep themselves out of trouble.
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Thanks for the question.



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good one, thanks Rahul...:-)


declare @myvariable as varchar, @len1 varchar, @len2 varchar
set @myvariable = 'hi hello how are you'
set @len1 = (select datalength(cast(@myvariable as char)))
print @len1
set @len1 = (select datalength(cast(@myvariable as varchar)))
print @len1
set @len2 = (select datalength(convert(char, @myvariable)))
print @len2
set @len2 = (select datalength(convert(varchar, @myvariable)))
print @len2



The above code generates output as

*
1
*
1


difference of char, varchar datatypes...:-)
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Nice question. Learn something new today...

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