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  1. #1
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    Unhappy Unanswered: DROP TABLE IF EXISTS (not working)!!

    I need to drop a table if exist ?? how can i do that ??

    thanx !

  2. #2
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    if object_id('<table_name>') is not null drop table <table_name>

  3. #3
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    Originally posted by ms_sql_dba
    if object_id('<table_name>') is not null drop table <table_name>
    thanx !!!!

  4. #4
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    The M$ way....



    Code:
    if exists (select * from dbo.sysobjects where id = object_id(N'[dbo].[Company]') and OBJECTPROPERTY(id, N'IsUserTable') = 1)
    drop table [dbo].[Company]
    GO
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