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How do I detect a local temp table

I sometimes begin a script like this:

if exists (select * from sysobjects where name = 'T_Table') drop table

select * into T_Table (etc)

How do I do this with a local temp table? I thought of this:

if exists (select * from sysobjects where name like '#Temp_%') drop
table #Temp

.... but that seems dangerous to me. Is there a better way?


Nov 14 '08 #1
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I normally use this approach which works well:

IF OBJECT_ID(N'tempdb..#Temp', N'U') IS NOT NULL
Plamen Ratchev
Nov 14 '08 #2

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