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I wish to run an Insert statement that simply inserts into table T1 the names of the columns from table T2 however I cannot get it to work... Anyone ?? Thanks Henry...

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    I wish to run an Insert statement that simply inserts into table T1 the
    names of the columns from table T2 however I cannot get it to work...

    Anyone ??

    Thanks

    Henry


    Henry Guest

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    Default Re: Selecting column names

    Without knowing what T1 looks like:

    INSERT T1(column_name)
    SELECT COLUMN_NAME
    FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS
    WHERE TABLE_NAME='T2'




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    Default Re: Selecting column names

    INSERT INTO T1 (col1)
    SELECT column_name
    FROM information_schema.columns
    WHERE table_name = 'T2'

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