SMO Syntax Conventions

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SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) typographical conventions are based on those used in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET reference materials.

Convention Used for
UPPERCASE Transact-SQL statements, macro names, and terms used at the operating system level; file names in text.
monospace Sample command lines and program code.
italic Variables in text, formulas in text, or terms defined in text. In syntax, italic letters indicate placeholders for information you supply.
bold SMO objects, events, methods, or properties; programming terms in text.