SMO Syntax Conventions

SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) typographical conventions are based on those used in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET reference materials.

Convention Used for


Transact-SQL statements, macro names, and terms used at the operating system level; file names in text.


Sample command lines and program code.


Variables in text, formulas in text, or terms defined in text. In syntax, italic letters indicate placeholders for information you supply.


SMO objects, events, methods, or properties; programming terms in text.