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Puzzled about stored procedures Create

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


If a stored procedure is a stored procedure, then why when I am creating a stored procedure in VS 2010 for a windows forms program, do I have to include a 'Create procedurename' in my stored procedure?

Doesn’t the add stored procedure function in VS 2010 already know that it is a stored procedure already?

I'm not trying to be funny about it.  It just seems like some sort of redundancy.  Maybe somebody's answer will give me a better idea of what SQL Server is and what a stored procedure is.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

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