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Database.UserDefinedTypes Property


Gets a collection of UserDefinedType objects. Each UserDefinedType object represents a user-defined type on the database.

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

    SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, typeof(UserDefinedType))>]
member UserDefinedTypes : UserDefinedTypeCollection with get

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.UserDefinedTypeCollection

A UserDefinedTypeCollection object that represents all the user-defined types on the database.

Specific user-defined types can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the user-defined type. To add a new user-defined type to the collection, call the user-defined type constructor.


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

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Display all the user defined types in the database.
Dim udt As UserDefinedType
For Each udt In db.UserDefinedTypes


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

Foreach ($udt in $db.UserDefinedTypes)
   Write-Host $udt.Name
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