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Find a text string in any column in a database

By Kenneth Fisher,

This script is great if you are asked to find every occurance of a string in your database. Set the @Search_For variable to the string you are looking for then run the script and you will get back a table listing every table/column that contains that value.

This is particularly useful when having to make sure you remove all references of a string from your database or if you don't know the structure as well as you might like and need to find some information.

WARNING: This script can take a long time on a large database.

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