Auto-Create Insert Into Table TSQL Templates

Applicability:

SQL Server 2000: N/A

SQL Server 2005: Tested

SQL Server 2008: Tested

SQL Server 2008R2: Tested

SQL Server 2012: Tested

SQL Server 2014: Tested

SQL Server 2016: Tested

SQL Server 2017: Tested

Credits:

Author: Unknown

Date: 10 Jun 2020

Description

For all Tables in a database, generate TSQL templates to INSERT into each table

Code

SELECT '/* '+qualifiedName+' */'+CHAR(13)+CHAR(10)+REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE(STUFF(ColumnsClause, /*delete final comma line-terminator*/LEN(ColumnsClause)-1-CHARINDEX('|,|',REVERSE(ColumnsClause)+'|'),3,'')+STUFF(ValuesClause, /*delete final comma line-terminator*/LEN(ValuesClause)-1-CHARINDEX('|,|',REVERSE(ValuesClause)+'|'),3,''),'\n',CHAR(13)+CHAR(10)),'|,|',',') /*put in new-lines and convert token to comma*/,'&lt;','<'),'&gt;','>') AS TemplateFROM(SELECTso.name AS Name,OBJECT_SCHEMA_NAME(so.object_ID)+'.'+so.name AS qualifiedName,'INSERT INTO '+QUOTENAME(OBJECT_SCHEMA_NAME(so.object_ID))+'.'+QUOTENAME(so.name)+COALESCE(' /*' +CONVERT(VARCHAR(300), value)+'*/', '')+'\n ('+REPLACE(COALESCE((SELECT '\n '+sp.name+'|,|'+COALESCE(' /*'+CONVERT(VARCHAR(MAX),value)+'*/','')FROM sys.columns spINNER JOIN sys.types t ON sp.user_Type_ID=t.user_Type_IDLEFT OUTER JOIN sys.extended_properties epON sp.object_id = ep.major_IDAND sp.column_ID = minor_IDAND class=1WHERE sp.object_ID=so.object_IDAND column_ID>0ORDER BY column_IDFOR XML PATH('')),'1'),',||', '') AS [columnsClause],'\n )\nVALUES('+REPLACE(COALESCE((SELECT REPLACE ('\n |delim;<'+REPLACE(COALESCE(CONVERT(VARCHAR(MAX),value),REPLACE(sp.name,'@','')),',','')+','+t.name+','+'>|delim;'+'|,|'+COALESCE(' /*'+CONVERT(VARCHAR(MAX),value)+'*/',''),'|delim;',CASE WHEN t.name IN ('char', 'varchar','nchar','nvarchar','text','ntext','datetime','date') THEN ''''WHEN t.precision=0 THEN '''' ELSE '' END)FROM sys.columns spINNER JOIN sys.types t ON sp.user_Type_ID=t.user_Type_IDLEFT OUTER JOIN sys.extended_properties epON sp.object_id = ep.major_IDAND sp.column_ID = minor_IDAND class=1WHERE sp.object_ID=so.object_IDAND column_ID>0ORDER BY column_IDFOR XML PATH('')),'1'),',||', '')+'\n )'[ValuesClause]FROMsys.objects soLEFT OUTER JOIN sys.extended_properties ep/* get any extended properties */ON ep.name LIKE 'MS_Description'AND major_ID=so.object_IDAND minor_ID=0 --for the table WHEREOBJECTPROPERTY(object_id, 'IsUserTable')<>0)fORDER BY name