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Bitmap an Integer Value

Do you hate using bitwise operands?  I do, a lot.  I wrote the following function to try to minimize the need for using them.  When testing 'status' variables in the 'sysobjects' table, for example, I decided there just had to be an easier way to see if bit 31 is set than asking if STATUS […]

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2003-03-07

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Query Execution Modes

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