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 If a Column name exists in a database and where.
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tshaw20832
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Posted - 07/10/2014 :  09:46:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
All,

I am trying to figure out how to find out if a Column name exists and where in a database. There are 123 tables.

Thank you,

T

khtan
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Posted - 07/10/2014 :  09:51:26  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
SELECT object_name(object_id) as table_name
FROM   sys.columns
WHERE  name = 'a_column_name'


similarly, you can also query INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS to get the information you want


KH
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tshaw20832
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Posted - 07/10/2014 :  10:14:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you very much. That is exactly what I needed. You are a life saver.
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