Msg 140, Level 15, State 1, Line 3
Can only use IF UPDATE within a CREATE TRIGGER statement.
This error message appears when you try to specify an IF UPDATE statement outside the scope of a trigger.
The SQL statement cannot be parsed and further execution is stopped.
Error of the Severity level 15 are generated by the user and can be fixed by the SQL Server user. You can use an IF UPDATE statement only within the scope of a trigger.
All versions of SQL Server.
IF OBJECT_ID(‘tempdb..#t’) > 0
DROP TABLE #t
CREATE TABLE #t
INSERT INTO #t SELECT 1;
UPDATE #t SET c1 = 2;
If the above example we try to issue an IF UPDATE statement outside the scope of a trigger. this raises the error.