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VB.net Duplicate a SQL table

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What VB.net code would I use to duplicate an SQL table using
SQL Client style of coding similar to the following:

            Dim myConnection As SqlConnection = New SqlConnection(Globals.ThisAddIn.oRIGHT.lblConnectionString.Text)
            Dim myCommand As SqlCommand

            Dim ra As Integer

            Dim sSQL As String = "ALTER TABLE [" & oTable & "] DROP COLUMN [" & oColumn & "]"


            myConnection.Open()

            myCommand = New SqlCommand(sSQL, myConnection)
            ra = myCommand.ExecuteNonQuery()

            DropColumnSQL = True

            myConnection.Close()
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ButlerTechnology earned 500 total points
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The following TSQL will duplicate a table structure without putting any data in it.
Select *
into EmployeeCopy
from Employee
where empID = 0

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This does only the basic structure.  It will not duplicate the primary key constraint.

Tom
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Thanks very much
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