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Find a specific column Name in all tables of a database – SQL Server

Below is the query for searching only tables. SELECT c.name AS ‘ColumnName’ ,t.name AS ‘TableName’ FROM sys.columns c JOIN sys.tables t ON c.object_id = t.object_id WHERE c.name LIKE ‘%columnName%’ ORDER BY TableName ,ColumnName; If you want to search both tables and views – replace Sys.Columns¬†toINFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS in the above query -Hussain Patel

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Stuff() function – Transact SQL

STUFF() Function – Transact SQL The STUFF function deletes a specified length of characters and inserts a designated string at the specified starting point. Important note: STUFF function has a limitation if 4000 characters. The syntax is as follows: STUFF ( character_expression, start, length, character_expression ) character_expression: argument of this function is the character expression […]