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SqlFunctionAttribute.TableDefinition Property


A string that represents the table definition of the results, if the method is used as a table-valued function (TVF).

 property System::String ^ TableDefinition { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
public string TableDefinition { get; set; }
member this.TableDefinition : string with get, set
Public Property TableDefinition As String

Property Value

A String value representing the table definition of the results.


// using Microsoft.Data.SqlClient.Server;

public partial class UserDefinedFunctions
    [SqlFunction(Name = "sp_tableFunc", TableDefinition = "letter nchar(1)")]
    public static IEnumerable SampleTableFunction(SqlString s)
        return new ArrayList(new char[3] { 'a', 'b', 'c' });


This attribute is used only by Microsoft Visual Studio to automatically register the specified method as a TVF. It is not used by SQL Server.

The following example specifies that the user-defined function is referenced using the name sp_tableFunc. The TableDefinition property has the value letter nchar(1).

Applies to