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List all tables
To get a list of all the tables in a SQL Server database, use either:
or alternately to list only the user tables use:
select name as TABLE_NAME, user_name(uid) as TABLE_OWNER from sysobjects where type='U'
These notes have been tested against SQL Server 7, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008.
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