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    Talking Change Tables Field Size ie. varchar(50) to varchar(100) - SQL Server 2000


    I'm pretty deep into a web application I'm building for my current employer. It's about 90% done, 3 weeks of work. Because of this I do not want to change the setup of the project.

    I would ideally like to be able to change the size of fields in a table. Such as, varchar(50) to varchar(100). I'm just wondering if the resizing is possible.

    Another problem I am having is renaming a table. I've seen the syntax for it but everytime I try it doesn't work.

    My code:

    if not form_in_new_name = "" then
    sSQL = "RENAME " & form_in_name & "_table TO " & form_in_new_name & "_table ;"
    Set rs2 = cn.Execute(sSQL)
    Set rs2 = Nothing

    Thanks for the help in advance!
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    1) Can't you just change the size in Enterprise Manager?
    2) You need to use the alter table command, like this
    Code:
    If(Len(form_in_new_name) <> 0) then 
       sSQL = "ALTER TABLE '" & form_in_name & "'_table  RENAME TO '" & form_in_new_name & "'_table"
       Set rs2 = cn.Execute(sSQL)
       Set rs2 = Nothing
    End If
    BTW, In the future please post you questions in the proper forum. The Code Bank is for sample code only, not for questions.
    Last edited by Memnoch; February 26th, 2004 at 03:25 PM.

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