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want to know how to display columns from a table

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
i want to know how can i get the columns from a table

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* if A_date and B date are equal, one record shoould be entered to the TABLE 02. the values should be A_ID,B_ID,A_Value_B_Value and A_Date (since the date is equal, no problem; even can insert B_Date instead of A_Date)

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(As you can see, when the date differs we enter the single record of Table 01 into 2 recoerds in table 02. the Value column and Date column are related in such a way that when A's date is entered, the value for B should be 0 and vise versa..)


i tried having a UDF but in halfway remembered that we cannot include INSERTS in UDFs..

can anyone please explain me how can i solve this problem ??


PS: For your reference , i've sketched a diagram. please click on this link to view it for further clarifications



thanks in advance

-novicedba :)

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