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How to get ColumnNames, datatypes and length

By mcollins206,

This is a followup to the script submitted by srallapalli. One can return a record set of all tables in a database using the following:

USE MyDatabase

SELECT so.name AS TableName, sc.name AS ColumnName,  st.name AS ColumnDatatype,  convert(int, sc.length) AS ColumnLength FROM syscolumns sc, sysobjects so , systypes st WHERE so.type='U' AND OBJECTPROPERTY(so.id,'ismsshipped') = 0 AND sc.id=so.id AND st.xusertype=sc.xusertype ORDER BY so.name

To get a result in more of a data dictionary format with the table name shown once only use a stored procedure as follows:

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