Determines whether a given value matches any value in a subquery or a list.
test_expression [ NOT ] IN
| expression [ ,...n ]
Any valid expression in Microsoft SQL Server Compact.
A subquery that has a result set of one column. This column must have the same data type as test_expression.
A list of expressions to test for a match. All expressions must be of the same type as test_expression.
If the value of test_expressionis equal to any value returned by subquery, or is equal to any expression from the comma-separated list, then the return value is TRUE. Otherwise, the return value is FALSE.
Using NOT IN negates the returned value.
The following example selects all customers in a table who are from Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela.
SELECT * FROM Customers WHERE Country IN ('Brazil', 'Argentina', 'Venezuela')