Check full text index exists

I am writting a script that automatically recreates database objects that are lost when a sucscription is reinitialized. One of the things that i need to recreate is the full text indexs.

Before i create a new one i want to check and see if one exists and if so drop it (like you do with other objects such as indexes)

I cannot find any examples that would help me do this. The syntaxt that i am trying to create is

If Exists (FullTextIndex_name)
Begin
      Drop FullTextIndex_name
End

Thanks
iis-itAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

chapmandewCommented:
if exists(select 1 from sys.fulltext_indexes where object_id = object_id('full text name'))
drop index ...
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
iis-itAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much!
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft SQL Server 2005

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.