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SQL syntax for displaying the total count of tables from a database

 
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Can anyone tell me the syntax for displaying the total count of the tables from any particular database using SQL server in VC++.
I used this "select count(*) as total from information_schema.columns where table_name =\'"
but it didnt work out.
-Thank You
 
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Here is the syntax for getting the number of user-defined tables in the database you are currently in:
select count(*) from sysobjects where type='U'
Hope that helps,
Lilac
 
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hi! lilac
thanx but this query runs only on SQL Server but i want a suery that will run in Ms Access 2000 for retrieving the names of tha tables of a database.
 
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