Synonym Properties (General Page)
A synonym is an alternative name for a table, view, stored procedure, or function. Create a synonym when you must refer to an object by more than one name. A synonym can be used in queries and stored procedures in place of the original four-part object name.
- Synonym name
Type the new name you will use for this object.
- Synonym schema
Type the schema of the new name you will use for this object.
- Server name
Type the server instance to connect to.
- Database name
Type or select the database containing the object.
Type or select the schema that owns the object.
- Object type
Select the type of object.
- Object name
Type the name of the object to which the synonym refers.
|To change an existing synonym, drop and recreate the synonym.|