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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2006

    CREATE TABLE problem!! help :S

    ok so i can create a command where it inserts a table in to my connection string using the following sql command:

    "CREATE TABLE myTable" KEY,"

    but what i want to do is not have a static table but so it changes and sets the table name to whatever is in the SQL parameter or variable.. here are a few ways i have tried:

    "CREATE TABLE @sqlParameter"
    "CREATE TABLE (@sqlParameter)"
    "CREATE TABLE " + @sqlParameter
    "CREATE TABLE " & @sqlParameter

    now do i have to do this in a stored procedure or what? can some one please point me in the right direction

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Portland, OR
    Assuming you're using SQL Server, you may use the EXEC statement to execute SQL code in a string. See http://www.sqlteam.com/item.asp?ItemID=4619 for more information.

    If the parameter value is coming from the UI, you should not use dynamic SQL; it makes you vulnerable to SQL injection attacks.
    Phil Weber

    Please post questions to the forums, where others may benefit.
    I do not offer free assistance by e-mail. Thank you!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    thank you! your help is very much apreicated.. i am very new to Sql server


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