How to store a Default Value in a table using sqlserver ?

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storing a Default Value in a Table

How to store a Default Value in a table using sqlserver?

Suppose there are 3 columns name, location and gender in a table called ‘default_tbl’.

I am going to insert record in a default_tbl.






In above output you can see I given only name and location values. I don’t want to make a gender column as null. if the user forgets to give the  value of gender, by default you have to store the value as MALE.

You have to set the default value of gender column. Open your Design Table, Select the gender column. In Properties Enter ’ Male‘ under Default Value.

See the below image how to set the default value:




Now I am going to insert records without giving a gender values. You can observer the output result in below image:



 



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