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Find all tables containing a column with specified name in Microsoft SQL server

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SET ANSI_NULLS ON
GO
SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON
GO
-- =============================================
-- Author:		George Phillipson
-- Create date: 19 Nov 2017
-- Description:	find all tables containing a column with specified name in microsoft sql server
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CREATE PROCEDURE SearchAllTablesContainingColumn
	-- Add the parameters for the stored procedure here
	@ColumnName nvarchar(50)
AS
BEGIN
	-- SET NOCOUNT ON added to prevent extra result sets from
	-- interfering with SELECT statements.
	SET NOCOUNT ON;
    -- Insert statements for procedure here
SELECT   c.name  AS 'ColumnNameInTable' ,t.name AS 'TableName'
FROM     sys.columns c
JOIN     sys.tables  t   ON c.object_id = t.object_id
WHERE    c.name LIKE @ColumnName
ORDER BY TableName,ColumnNameInTable;
END
GO
USE [EAN]
GO
DECLARE	@return_value int
EXEC	@return_value = [dbo].[SearchAllTablesContainingColumn]
		@ColumnName = N'EANHotelID'
SELECT	'Return Value' = @return_value
GO

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