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How to not send subscription report if no data

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I have a report that may or may not have data. I have a subscription setup for this report. The subscription has a defined To list. I would like to NOT send the report if there is no data on the report. I did this in SQL 2000 by raising an error from the stored procedure if there was no data. However, that approach does not seem to work with 2005. Is there another way to accomplish this?

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