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Extended Properites under SQL View

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I have checked a view statement under Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and found a page section "Extended Properties". Any idea what's that ? Do I need to specify anything there when creating a view on a SQL database ?
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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you can specify extended properties not only on views, but several objects, even on columns:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190243%28v=sql.105%29.aspx
you add them after creating the object (view) using sys.sp_addextendedproperty
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Can this be done on GUI of Microsoft SQL Management Studio ? Tks
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 300 total points
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yes. go to the properties of the object, and change to the tab "extended properties"
there you can manage the extended properties of the object from the GUI
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by:Alpesh Patel
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Extended properties are not required. You can discard it. If you wish to pass some comments related to any objects you can use extended property.
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Tks
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