returns the names of each table in an SQL connection.


returns the names matching table.

Details and Options

  • To use SQLTableNames, you first need to load DatabaseLink using Needs["DatabaseLink`"].
  • The following options can be given:
  • "Catalog"Nonedatabase catalog to use
    "Schema"Nonedatabase schema to use
    "TableType" "TABLE"type of table to return


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Basic Examples  (1)

If you find that the examples in this section do not work as shown, you may need to install or restore the example database with the DatabaseLink`DatabaseExamples` package, as described in Using the Example Databases.

Open a connection:

Get the names of all the tables:

Get the names of tables matching a pattern:

Options  (1)

"TableType"  (1)

Get the names of all types of tables in a data source: