How to: Delete Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions

When you no longer need a stored procedure or user-defined function, you can delete it from the database.

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To delete a stored procedure

  1. In Server Explorer, expand the Stored Procedures folder.

  2. Right-click the stored procedure that you want to delete.

  3. Choose Delete from the shortcut menu.

  4. A message prompts you to confirm the deletion. Choose Yes.

    The stored procedure is deleted from the database and Server Explorer.

To delete a user-defined function

  1. In Server Explorer, expand the Functions folder.

  2. Right-click the function that you want to delete.

  3. Choose Delete from the shortcut menu.

  4. A message prompts you to confirm the deletion. Choose Yes.

    The user-defined function is deleted from the database and Server Explorer.

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