Name Property (ADOX)

Indicates the name of the object.

Settings and Return Values

Sets or returns a String value.


Names do not have to be unique within a collection.

The Name property is read/write on Column, Group, Key, Index, Table, and User objects. The Name property is read-only on Catalog, Procedure, and View objects.

For read/write objects (Column, Group, Key, Index, Table and User objects), the default value is an empty string ("").


For keys, this property is read-only on Key objects already appended to a collection. For tables, this property is read-only for Table objects already appended to a collection.

Applies To

Column Object (ADOX) Group Object (ADOX) Index Object (ADOX)
Key Object (ADOX) Procedure Object (ADOX) Property Object (ADO)
Table Object (ADOX) User Object (ADOX) View Object (ADOX)

See Also

Columns and Tables Append Methods, Name Property Example (VB)
Keys Append Method, Key Type, RelatedColumn, RelatedTable and UpdateRule Properties Example (VB)
ParentCatalog Property Example (VB)