Database.Views Property

Represents a collection of View objects. Each View object represents a view defined on the database.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)


<SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny,  _
    GetType(View), SfcObjectFlags.Design)> _
Public ReadOnly Property Views As ViewCollection
Dim instance As Database
Dim value As ViewCollection

value = instance.Views
[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
    typeof(View), SfcObjectFlags.Design)]
public ViewCollection Views { get; }
[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship::ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality::ZeroToAny, 
    typeof(View), SfcObjectFlags::Design)]
property ViewCollection^ Views {
    ViewCollection^ get ();
[<SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
    typeof(View), SfcObjectFlags.Design)>]
member Views : ViewCollection
function get Views () : ViewCollection

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ViewCollection
A ViewCollection object that represents all the views defined on the database.


Specific views can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the view. To add a new view to the collection, call the view constructor View.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks2008R2 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2008R2")

'Display all the users in the database.
Dim us As User
For Each us In db.Users


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2008R2")

Foreach ($us in $db.Users)
   Write-Host $us.Name