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Alter table error

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

continue to get this error and cannot figure out why

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1

Incorrect syntax near '('

This is the code;  - error refers to the '(' at end of Alter Table line





/****** Object: Table [dbo].[MarkData] Script Date: 09/22/2010 10:17:06 ******/





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