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Tip: Getting Information About the Structure of Tables in SQL

Learn more about how to get information about the structure of the tables inside your database.


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Sp_help provides a lot of information about the structure of the tables inside your database. You can highlight a table name in the SQL Query editor and then press the Alt + F1 key combination or you could type a command such as the following:

sp_help 'TableName'

This will produce a few results, including the following:

Table name with its creation date
Table columns with their respective datatypes
Primary Key information
Index information
Constraint information

 

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