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Table.QuotedIdentifierStatus Property

Gets or sets a Boolean property value that specifies whether identifiers delimited by double quotation marks are Transact-SQL reserved keywords or contain characters not usually allowed by the Transact-SQL syntax rules.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

[SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None|SfcPropertyFlags.ReadOnlyAfterCreation|SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase|SfcPropertyFlags.Design|SfcPropertyFlags.Matrix)]
public bool QuotedIdentifierStatus { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies how quoted identifies are handled for the table.If True, quoted identifiers are used to allow characters not usually allowed by the Transact-SQL syntax rules.If False (default), quoted identifiers are used to specify Transact-SQL reserved keywords.

Implements

ITableOptions.QuotedIdentifierStatus

The following code example gets and displays the quoted identifier status of each table in the AdventureWorks2012 database.

C#

Server srv = new Server("(local)");
Database db = srv.Databases["AdventureWorks2012"];

foreach (Table tb in db.Tables) 
{
   if (tb.QuotedIdentifierStatus == true)
   {
      Console.WriteLine("Quoted identifiers in " + tb.Name + " may be used to allow characters that are normally prohibited by 
                         SQL syntax rules.");
   }
   else
   {
      Console.WriteLine("Quoted identifiers in " + tb.Name + " can only be used to specify reserved SQL keywords.");
   }
}

Powershell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")

Foreach ($tb in $db.Tables) 
{
   if ($tb.QuotedIdentifierStatus -eq $TRUE)
   {
      Write-Host "Quoted identifiers in" $tb.Name "may be used to allow characters that are normally prohibted by SQL syntax 
                  rules."
   }
   else
   {
   Write-Host "Quoted identifiers in" $tb.Name "can only be used to specify reserved SQL keywords."
   }
}
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