Generating CREATE VIEW Scripts on Existing Views in SQL Server

Q

How To Generate CREATE VIEW Script on an Existing View in SQL Server?

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A

If you want to know how an existing view was created, you can use SQL Server Management Studio to automatically generate a "CREATE VIEW" script The following tutorial shows you how to do this:

1. Run SQL Server Management Studio and connect to SQL server.

2. On the Object Explorer window, follow the object tree: Databases > FyiCenterData > Views > dbo.fyi_links_top.

3. Click right mouse button on dbo.fyi_links_top. The context menu shows up.

4. Select "Script Table as" > "CREATE to" > "New Query Editor Window". The following script will be displayed:

USE [FyiCenterData]
GO
/****** Object:  View [dbo].[fyi_links_top]
    Script Date: 05/19/2007 15:07:27 ******/
SET ANSI_NULLS ON
GO
SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON
GO
CREATE VIEW [dbo].[fyi_links_top] AS
   SELECT id, counts, url FROM fyi_links 
   WHERE counts > 100;

 

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