sp_help_fulltext_columns (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the columns designated for full-text indexing.

Important

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature. Use the sys.fulltext_index_columns catalog view instead.

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Syntax


sp_help_fulltext_columns [ [ @table_name = ] 'table_name' ] ]   
     [ , [ @column_name = ] 'column_name' ]  

Arguments

[ @table_name=] 'table_name'
Is the one- or two-part table name for which full-text index information is requested. table_name is nvarchar(517), with a default value of NULL. If table_name is omitted, full-text index column information is retrieved for every full-text indexed table.

[ @column_name=] 'column_name'
Is the name of the column for which full-text index metadata is requested. column_name is sysname, with a default value of NULL. If column_name is omitted or is NULL, full-text column information is returned for every full-text indexed column for table_name. If table_name is also omitted or is NULL, full-text index column information is returned for every full-text indexed column for all tables in the database.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or (1) failure

Result Sets

Column name Data type Description
TABLE_OWNER sysname Table owner. This is the name of the database user that created the table.
TABLE_ID int ID of the table.
TABLE_NAME sysname Name of the table.
FULLTEXT_COLUMN_NAME sysname Column in a full-text indexed table that is designated for indexing.
FULLTEXT_COLID int Column ID of the full-text indexed column.
FULLTEXT_BLOBTP_COLNAME sysname Column in a full-text indexed table that specifies the document type of the full-text indexed column. This value is only applicable when the full-text indexed column is a varbinary(max) or image column.
FULLTEXT_BLOBTP_COLID int Column ID of the document type column. This value is only applicable when the full-text indexed column is a varbinary(max) or image column.
FULLTEXT_LANGUAGE sysname Language used for the full-text search of the column.

Permissions

Execute permissions default to members of the public role.

Examples

The following example returns information about the columns that have been designated for full-text indexing in the Document table.

USE AdventureWorks2012;  
GO  
EXEC sp_help_fulltext_columns 'Production.Document';  
GO  

See Also

COLUMNPROPERTY (Transact-SQL)
sp_fulltext_column (Transact-SQL)
sp_help_fulltext_columns_cursor (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)