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why are these 2 tables considered user defined?

select distinct type from sys.objects where name in ('dtproperties','sysdiagrams')
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because SQL Server itself does not need them. they are for "add ins" ,...
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>>they are for "add ins"

can you please explain what do you mean by add ins?
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"add in" is some extension to the basic software, a "add in" which the software allows to exist (aka the is some API for some "external" software to "plug in" into the existing software. just that these "add ins" are coming from MS also ...
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so, it is coming from MS, they are like IT (Internal tables?)
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yes
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thanks savant.
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