Database.Tables Property

Represents a collection of Table objects. Each Table object represents a table defined on the database.

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

public TableCollection Tables { get; }
/** @property */
public TableCollection get_Tables ()

public function get Tables () : TableCollection

Property Value

A TableCollection object that represents all the tables defined on the database.

Updated text: 17 July 2006

Specific tables can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the table. To add a new table to the collection, call the table constructor, Table.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks")

'Display all the tables in the database.
Dim tb As Table
For Each tb In db.Tables

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms



17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.