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Insert Into problems

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henrik staun poulsen
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Thank you for the question but I guess that's straightforward.

The "AS colX" parts of the SELECT statement are aliases to the columns returned by the SELECT statement and they don't reference column positions. The INSERT statement will follow the order specified inside the parenthesis and if no columns were specified in that statement, it will follow the creation order of the columns.

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Thanks for the question.



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As said before, the AS clause in the SELECT statement is for aliasing the columns, which is disregarded by the INSERT statement.

Your statement should have looked like this:
INSERT INTO #ATable (col2, col1, col3)
...

if you wanted to change the order of inserts.

Appreciate the effort of putting this in a QoTD.

(and I was looking frantically for 5 minutes to find the "catch". :-D)


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Thanks, but easy! :-P
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So QOTD is a double bluff today...
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Koen Verbeeck (11/28/2011)

(and I was looking frantically for 5 minutes to find the "catch". :-D)



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Well, since I wrote it up as a QotD, you may not need three guesses as to who went into this "trap" big time.

I've spent a few hours, before I noticed the bug.



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I've spent a few hours, before I noticed the bug.


It may just be me, but I wouldn't class this a bug, if that's what are you are saying, the AS is (as has been stated in this post) for the alias, it has no bearing on the order of the insert.

None the less a fun question, so thank you.

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