OPTION Clause (Transact-SQL)

Specifies that the indicated query hint should be used throughout the entire query. Each query hint can be specified only one time, although multiple query hints are permitted. Only one OPTION clause can be specified with the statement.

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[ OPTION ( <query_hint> [ ,...n ] ) ] 

See Also


Hints (Transact-SQL)

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