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sp_helpmergearticlecolumn (Transact-SQL)

Returns the list of columns in the specified table or view article for a merge publication. Because stored procedures do not have columns, this stored procedure returns an error if a stored procedure is specified as the article. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on the publication database.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

sp_helpmergearticlecolumn [ @publication = ] 'publication' ]
        , [ @article= ] 'article' ]

[ @publication=] 'publication'

Is the name of the publication.publication is sysname, with no default.

[ @article=] 'article'

Is the name of a table or view that is the article to retrieve information on.article is sysname, with no default.

Column name

Data type




Identifies the column.



Is the name of the column for a table or view.



Specifies if the column name is published.

1 specifies that the column is being published.

0 specifies that it is not published.

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

sp_helpmergearticlecolumn is used in merge replication.

Only members of the replmonitor fixed database role in the distribution database or the publication access list for the publication can execute sp_helpmergearticlecolumn.

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