Published on: 22 Dec, 2020

How to delete all Views Table in TSQL?

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Need to delete all the user creation views in TSQL? You can easily delete the views using the while loop method against the sysobjects table.

You may wonder what is a view table is? A view table can be considered as a virtual table that runs a query and will return a row of records. Sometimes you need to give a set of data to some users. You can create a view with the data that you only want to give access. Also, you do need to create a new table, we can manipulate the data by performing a new query against the existing table which will save us some data storage as well.

Here is the full snippet TSQL query to delete the user creation view in TSQL.


DECLARE @spName VARCHAR(128)
DECLARE @SQL VARCHAR(500)

SELECT @spName = (
	SELECT TOP 1 [name] 
	FROM sysobjects 
	WHERE [type] = 'P' 
	AND category = 0 
	ORDER BY [name]
)

WHILE @spName is not null
BEGIN
    SELECT @SQL = 'DROP PROCEDURE [dbo].[' + RTRIM(@spName) +']'
    EXEC (@SQL)
    PRINT 'Deleted Stored Procedure: ' + @spName
    SELECT @spName = ((
		SELECT TOP 1 [name] 
		FROM sysobjects 
		WHERE [type] = 'P' 
		AND category = 0 
		ORDER BY [name]
	)
END
GO

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