Index.PadIndex Property

Gets or sets the Boolean property value that specifies whether space is left open on each page of the intermediate levels of the index.

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


<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.ReadOnlyAfterCreation)> _
Public Property PadIndex As Boolean
Dim instance As Index
Dim value As Boolean

value = instance.PadIndex

instance.PadIndex = value
public bool PadIndex { get; set; }
property bool PadIndex {
    bool get ();
    void set (bool value);
member PadIndex : bool with get, set
function get PadIndex () : boolean
function set PadIndex (value : boolean)

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies whether there is available space on each page at the intermediary levels of the index.
If True, the index is padded. Otherwise, False (default).


This property cannot be modified by using the Alter() method. To change the property, the index must be rebuilt or re-created.


For indexes based on the UserDefinedTableType object the value of PadIndex value is provided by sys.indexes and the value of PadIndex property is ignored.