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COMMENT ON VIEW

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

This statement is used to comment on a view.

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

commentOnView("view").is("the comment")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

Aurora Postgres, Firebird, Hana, Postgres, Teradata, Trino, Vertica, YugabyteDB

COMMENT ON VIEW view IS 'the comment'

BigQuery

ALTER VIEW view SET OPTIONS (DESCRIPTION = 'the comment')

DB2, DuckDB, H2, HSQLDB, Oracle

COMMENT ON TABLE view IS 'the comment'

Snowflake

ALTER VIEW view SET COMMENT = 'the comment'

SQLServer

BEGIN TRY
  DECLARE @u varchar(max) = schema_name();
  EXEC sp_addextendedproperty 'MS_Description', 'the comment', 'schema', @u, 'view', 'view', DEFAULT, DEFAULT
END TRY
BEGIN CATCH
  EXEC sp_updateextendedproperty 'MS_Description', 'the comment', 'schema', @u, 'view', 'view', DEFAULT, DEFAULT
END CATCH

ASE, Access, Aurora MySQL, CockroachDB, Derby, Exasol, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Redshift, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLite, Sybase

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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