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how to script out create table script of all tables in a database


how to script out create table script of all tables in a database

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Have you looked at what Visio can do? I've used it many times for database diagrams.



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To display structure sp_help 'table_name'

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To generate all of the tables, indexes, FK's, etc, just right click on the database in the Explorer window, click on "Tasks", and then on "Generate Scripts".

This (generating scripts for everything in the database) is , in my humble opinion, one of the worst ways to teach developers about relationships and DRI. It's much easier and effective to make a simple example using two or three such tables along with the "Diagram" functionality in SQL Server. That way, they don't actually need to know much about the tables and can concentrate on learning about DRI, instead.

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RBAR is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for Row-By-Agonizing-Row.
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code:
Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
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+1 to jeff

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You can use the built in script generator in SSMS... right click on the db and select 'Generate Scripts'
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