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How to set a default value for an existing column in sql server

By | November 9, 2017

How to set a default value for an existing column in SQL server Syntax: ALTER TABLE {TABLENAME} ADD {COLUMNNAME} {TYPE} {NULL| NOT NULL} CONSTRAINT {CONSTRAINT_NAME} DEFAULT {DEFAULT_VALUE} [WITH VALUES] For Example: ALTER TABLE EmployeeMaster ADD City NOT NULL CONSTRAINT EmpMaster_City DEFAULT ‘Pune’ Click here for more SQL Tutuorials