Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview
Interprets the SYS_CHANGE_COLUMNS value that is returned by the CHANGETABLE(CHANGES …) function. This enables an application to determine whether the specified column is included in the values that are returned for SYS_CHANGE_COLUMNS.
Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).
CHANGE_TRACKING_IS_COLUMN_IN_MASK returns the following values.
The specified column is not in the change_columns list.
The specified column is in the change_columns list.
CHANGE_TRACKING_IS_COLUMN_IN_MASK does not perform any checks to validate the column_id value or that the change_columns parameter was obtained from the table from which the column_id was obtained.
The following example determines whether the Salary column of the Employees table was updated. The COLUMNPROPERTY function returns the column ID of the Salary column. The @change_columns local variable must be set to the results of a query by using CHANGETABLE as a data source.