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Need to change SQL collation

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hi a developer has come to site and created a database with the wrong collation
they have created collation : sql_latin1_general_CP1_CI_AS

instead of
Latin1_General_CI_AS

can I get the command sequence to force this change.
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Carefull that changing database collation does not changes ALL existing columns collation by default but just new objects/columns from that moment on will have the new collation. You will have to write dynamic or static code depending how many "text" type columns you have to alter table alter column with new collate.
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