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Long Text In Sql Server


i have a table in sql server, i want to insert a long text for a field. that long text like a file's text.please tell me what is the data type for that field. i tired ntext and text data type but i cant insert long text values. reply me if u have answer


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Code Snippet

CREATE PROCEDURE udp_users_processing
@key int output,
@name varchar(200),
@status int
AS
IF IsNull(@key,0)=0
BEGIN
INSERT INTO ut_users(key, name, status) VALUES (@key, @name, @status)
SET @key = SCOPE_IDENTITY()
END
ELSE
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ELSE
BEGIN
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END
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