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Tables Property
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Database.Tables Property

Gets a collection of Table objects. Each Table object represents a table defined on the database.

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

[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
	typeof(Table), SfcObjectFlags.Design)]
public TableCollection Tables { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.TableCollection
A TableCollection object that represents all the tables defined on the database.

Specific tables can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the table. To add a new table to the collection, call the table constructor Table.

VB

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Display all the tables in the database.
Dim tb As Table
For Each tb In db.Tables
   Console.WriteLine(tb.Name)
Next

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")

Foreach ($tb in $db.Tables)
{
   Write-Host $tb.Name
}

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