ScriptingOptions.Encoding Property


Gets or sets the encoding for the scripting options.

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

public Encoding Encoding { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding

An Encoding object that specifies the encoding for the scripting options

The following code example specifies that the script will use UTF8 encoding.

Visual Basic

Dim srv As New Server("(local)")
Dim scrp As New ScriptingOptions(srv)
Dim sEnc As Encoding = Encoding.UTF8
scrp.Encoding = sEnc


$srv = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$scrp = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ScriptingOptions($srv)
$sEnc = System.Text.Encoding.UTF8
$scrp.Encoding = $sEnc
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