Database.CaseSensitive Property

Gets a value that specifies whether uppercase letters and lowercase letters are evaluated as equal.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None Or SfcPropertyFlags.Expensive Or SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone Or SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase)> _
Public ReadOnly Property CaseSensitive As Boolean 
    Get
'Usage
Dim instance As Database 
Dim value As Boolean 

value = instance.CaseSensitive
[SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None|SfcPropertyFlags.Expensive|SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase)]
public bool CaseSensitive { get; }
[SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags::None|SfcPropertyFlags::Expensive|SfcPropertyFlags::Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags::SqlAzureDatabase)]
public:
property bool CaseSensitive {
    bool get ();
}
[<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None|SfcPropertyFlags.Expensive|SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase)>]
member CaseSensitive : bool
function get CaseSensitive () : boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies whether uppercase letters and lowercase letters are evaluated as equal.If True, uppercase and lowercase are not evaluated as equal. Otherwise, False (default).

Remarks

This property specifies whether the collation associated with the database is case sensitive.

Examples

The CaseSensitive property is a Boolean property that will return True or False in the following code:

VB

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

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Display the case sensitivity of the database.
Console.WriteLine("The database is case sensitive = " + _
db.CaseSensitive.ToString)

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")
Write-Host "The database is case sensitive =" $db.CaseSensitive

See Also

Reference

Database Class

Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Working with Database Objects

Creating, Altering, and Removing Databases

CREATE DATABASE (Transact-SQL)