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Using TOP To Rank Columns In a Table


Using TOP To Rank Columns In a Table

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My question is rather why do you want the top 10 columns rather then how
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This just smacks of laziness on the developers part, to go to google and look up the API of their language's SQL Data Reader object. Pretty much every DB API allows you to select things based on column ordinal. C# will even allow you to get the name of the column back.

Time for clue-bat application ;-)
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