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Parameter datatypes linked to underlying table column datatype


Parameter datatypes linked to underlying table column datatype

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Hi,

In Oracle when i create any procedure i define parameter datatype linked to under lying table.
For ex
create procedure testprocedure
(param1 customer.name%type,
param2 customer.salary%type )

Here i have defined param1 and param2 with datatype of name and salary of customer table respectively.
This way i do not need to worry about modifying param1 and param2 datatypes when datatypes of name & salary of customer table changes in future.

How can i accomplish this in SQL server.
I appreciate your response.
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Lookup the data types of the underlying columns and then manually set them. That's the only way.

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Sadly, you can't do that directly in SQL Server.

The only way to simulate that would be to use alias data types -- lots of aliases.

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