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SQL Server FAQ - CREATE TABLE - Creating New Tables

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How to create new tables with "CREATE TABLE" statements?

If you want to create a new table, you can use the "CREATE TABLE" statement. The following tutorial script shows you how to create a table called "tip":

CREATE TABLE tip (id INTEGER PRIMARY KEY,
   subject VARCHAR(80) NOT NULL,
   description VARCHAR(256) NOT NULL,
   create_date DATETIME NULL)
GO

This scripts creates a testing table called "tip" with 4 columns in the current database.

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  1. What is a table?
  2. What are DDL (Data Definition Language) statements for tables?
  3. How to create new tables with "CREATE TABLE" statements?
  4. How To Get a List of All Tables with "sys.tables" View?
  5. How To Get a List of Columns using the "sys.columns" View?
  6. How To Get a List of Columns using the "sp_columns" Stored Procedure?
  7. How To Get a List of Columns using the "sp_help" Stored Procedure?
  8. How To Generate CREATE TABLE Script on an Existing Table?
  9. How to create new tables with "SELECT ... INTO" statements?
  10. How To Add a New Column to an Existing Table with "ALTER TABLE ... ADD"?
  11. How To Delete an Existing Column in a Table with "ALTER TABLE ... DROP COLUMN"?
  12. How to rename an existing column with the "sp_rename" stored procedure?
  13. How to rename an existing column with SQL Server Management Studio?
  14. How to change the data type of an existing column with "ALTER TABLE" statements?
  15. How to rename an existing table with the "sp_rename" stored procedure?
  16. How To Drop an Existing Table with "DROP TABLE" Statements?

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