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VIEW_COLUMN_USAGE (Transact-SQL)

Returns one row for each column in the current database that is used in a view definition. This information schema view returns information about the objects to which the current user has permissions.

To retrieve information from these views, specify the fully qualified name of INFORMATION_SCHEMA.view_name.

Column name

Data type

Description

VIEW_CATALOG

nvarchar( 128)

View qualifier.

VIEW_SCHEMA

nvarchar( 128)

Name of schema that contains the view.

Important note Important

Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema of an object. The only reliable way to find the schema of a object is to query the sys.objects catalog view.

VIEW_NAME

sysname

View name.

TABLE_CATALOG

nvarchar( 128)

Table qualifier.

TABLE_SCHEMA

nvarchar( 128)

Name of schema that contains the table.

Important note Important

Do not use INFORMATION_SCHEMA views to determine the schema of an object. The only reliable way to find the schema of a object is to query the sys.objects catalog view.

TABLE_NAME

sysname

Base table.

COLUMN_NAME

sysname

Column name.

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