ExtendedProperty Class

The ExtendedProperty object represents the extended properties that are defined for any object that has an ExtendedProperties collection property.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SmoObjectBase
    Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SqlSmoObject
      Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.NamedSmoObject
        Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ScriptNameObjectBase
          Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExtendedProperty

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class ExtendedProperty _
    Inherits ScriptNameObjectBase _
    Implements ICreatable, IAlterable, IDroppable, IMarkForDrop,  _
    IScriptable
'Usage
Dim instance As ExtendedProperty
public sealed class ExtendedProperty : ScriptNameObjectBase, 
    ICreatable, IAlterable, IDroppable, IMarkForDrop, IScriptable
public ref class ExtendedProperty sealed : public ScriptNameObjectBase, 
    ICreatable, IAlterable, IDroppable, IMarkForDrop, IScriptable
[<SealedAttribute>]
type ExtendedProperty =  
    class 
        inherit ScriptNameObjectBase 
        interface ICreatable 
        interface IAlterable 
        interface IDroppable 
        interface IMarkForDrop 
        interface IScriptable 
    end
public final class ExtendedProperty extends ScriptNameObjectBase implements ICreatable, IAlterable, IDroppable, IMarkForDrop, IScriptable

The ExtendedProperty type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public method ExtendedProperty() Initializes a new instance of the ExtendedProperty class.
Public method ExtendedProperty(SqlSmoObject, String) Initializes a new instance of the ExtendedProperty class with the specified parent and name.
Public method ExtendedProperty(SqlSmoObject, String, Object) Initializes a new instance of the ExtendedProperty class with the specified parent, name, and value.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public property Name Gets or sets the name of the object. (Inherited from NamedSmoObject.)
Public property Parent Gets or sets the SqlSmoObject object that is the parent of the ExtendedProperty object.
Public property Properties Gets a collection of Property objects that represent the object properties. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public property State Gets the state of the referenced object. (Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)
Public property Urn Gets the Uniform Resource Name (URN) address value that uniquely identifies the object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public property UserData Gets or sets user-defined data associated with the referenced object. (Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)
Public property Value Gets or sets the string value of the extended property.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public method Alter Updates the extended property on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server with any property changes that have been made to the ExtendedProperty object that it represents.
Public method Create Creates an extended property on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server as defined by the ExtendedProperty object.
Public method Discover Discovers a list of type Object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method Drop Drops the extended property that is represented by the ExtendedProperty object.
Public method Equals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method FormatSqlVariant Formats an object as SqlVariant type. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method GetContextDB Gets the context database that is associated with this object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method GetDBName Gets the database name that is associated with the object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method GetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method GetPropValue Gets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method GetPropValueOptional Gets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method GetPropValueOptionalAllowNull Gets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method GetServerObject Gets the server of the SqlSmoObject object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method GetType (Inherited from Object.)
Public method Initialize() Initializes the object and forces the properties be loaded. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method Initialize(Boolean) Initializes the object and forces the properties be loaded. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method IsObjectInitialized Verifies whether the object has been initialized. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Protected method IsObjectInSpace Verifies whether the object is isolated or connected to the instance of SQL Server. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method MarkForDrop Marks the object so that it will be dropped the next time the Alter method is called for its parent object.
Public method Refresh Refreshes the script name. (Inherited from ScriptNameObjectBase.)
Public method Script() Generates a Transact-SQL script that can be used to re-create the extended property.
Public method Script(ScriptingOptions) Generates a Transact-SQL script that can be used to re-create the extended property as specified by the script options.
Protected method SetParentImpl Sets the parent of the SqlSmoObject to the newParent parameter. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method ToString Returns a String that represents the referenced object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public method Validate Validates the state of an object. (Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)

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Events

  Name Description
Public event PropertyChanged Represents the event that occurs when a property is changed. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Public event PropertyMetadataChanged Represents the event that occurs when property metadata changes. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

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Explicit Interface Implementations

  Name Description
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.Discover Discovers any dependencies. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.GetDomainRoot Returns the root of the domain. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.GetParent Gets the parent of this object. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.GetPropertyType Gets the type of the specified property. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.GetPropertyValue Gets the value of the specified property. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.GetUrn Gets the Unified Resource Name (URN) of the object. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.Resolve Gets the instance that contains the information about the object from the Unified Resource Name (URN) of the object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.SetObjectState Sets the object state to the specified SfcObjectState value. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method IAlienObject.SetPropertyValue Sets the property value. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method ISfcPropertyProvider.GetPropertySet Gets the interface reference to the set of properties of this object. (Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

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Remarks

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are safe for multithreaded operations. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Examples

Setting Properties

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Reference

Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace