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Script to return Rows count from table using sp_ExecuteSQL


Script to return Rows count from table using sp_ExecuteSQL

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Jeff Moden
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You didn't copy the script correctly... you're comparing an Object_ID to a table Name in your from clause.

But, again, all that just isn't necessary. Look at my previous post.

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
     Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is usually not.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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... just to be clear

If you will look closely, you will see there are two methods in my script. One is commented out. Both return NULL. It should be noted that if I run the script as TSQL in the actual database (USE mydb) then the script works. It returns NULL when I run it as a proc.
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What's your point, Andrew? You said the code didn't work... I told you why it didn't. Wink

--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
     Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is usually not.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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My point is the code doesn't work in a stored procedure, and I hoped someone might know why... Are you trying to say my table name is wrong? I said that I am using table name as a variable to the proc. That is all. Hehe
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Heh... No... I'm saying the following is wrong...

FROM sys.tables AS tbl where tbl.Name = CAST(object_id(@TableName) AS VARCHAR(100)) ORDER BY 1 

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--Jeff Moden

RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
     Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is usually not.
Just because you can do something in PowerShell, doesnt mean you should. Wink

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