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In this example we will return a single column in our SELECT statement and add a WHERE clause to limit the records being returned.  In this circumstance all of the values from the column will be returned from the table only when the WHERE criteria is met.  Let's take a look at an example. 

In the example below we are selecting the LoginID column from the HumanResources.Employee table where the VacationHours column equals 8.

USE AdventureWorks;
FROM HumanResources.Employee
WHERE VacationHours = 8;

Below is the sample result set:

Last Update: 3/25/2009

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