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I want to reindex the number after some of the data have deleted. I have see some of the example from internet but not sure why it always show the error message.
Before-------------------------
ID | Value
1  | One
2  | Two
6  | Three
8  | Four
9  | Five

After-------------------------
ID | Value
1  | One
2  | Two
3  | Three
4  | Four
5  | Five


What I have tried:

SQL
DECLARE @newid int
SET @newid=0;
UPDATE [dbo].[logs] SET LogId=(@newid:=@newid+1) ORDER BY LogId;

and it show the error message inccorect index near '@newid:'
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Updated 22-Sep-19 19:41pm
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Patrice T 23-Sep-19 1:01am    
What is the gain of reindexing ?

It depends on how your DB is organised: if ID is an IDENTITY value (and it should be) then you don't change it, and can't unless tell it specifically you want to: tsql - How to update Identity Column in SQL Server? - Stack Overflow[^]

But it's dangerous: ID's are supposed to uniquely identify a row so other tables can cross relate to it, and it you start changing ID values you risk messing up your DB beyond hope of repair.
Instead, create a new RowNumber column, and UPDATE that to the ROW_NUMBER: ROW_NUMBER (Transact-SQL) - SQL Server | Microsoft Docs[^]
 
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I think := is not allowed, try using the = operator.
 
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