Renaming A Column

Kevin Feasel



Kenneth Fisher shows how to rename procedures and columns:

This works for tables, stored procedures, views etc, but there are a few things to be careful about. It doesn’t change the code behind code based objects so you need to modify that as well. And of course any time you use sp_rename you’ll get the warning:

As Kenneth notes, this does not change any underlying code, so renaming columns can potentially break code.

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