SMO Syntax Conventions


SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) typographical conventions are based on those used in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET reference materials.

ConventionUsed for
UPPERCASETransact-SQL statements, macro names, and terms used at the operating system level; file names in text.
monospaceSample command lines and program code.
italicVariables in text, formulas in text, or terms defined in text. In syntax, italic letters indicate placeholders for information you supply.
boldSMO objects, events, methods, or properties; programming terms in text.