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Tables not showing in Management Studio Express

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hi all

(needing help!)

Have used Visual Web Developer 2008 to make ASP application, with SQL server 2008 R2 Express for database. Works very nicely.

However, when I come to use Management Studio Express 2008 R2, I cannot see all my tables.

The ones I CAN see were created by the MS script that creates membership tables (and are called dbo.aspnet_membership etc), presumably because the owner of the tables was specified as 'dbo'.

The ones I can't see from Management Studio are the ones I created. I never specified an owner.

I think this is a permissions issue, but I can't fathom it. There's only ever been me on my development machine (laptop) doing it all, hence always the same log ins.

Running Management Studio as Adminstrator doesn't help.

I can't even ask Management Studio who own's the tables that I can't see because Management Studio can't see them so rejects the script.

Any ideas/links very (very) welcome !


**** Actually, it is even wierder. The tables in Management Studio have full structure, but are empty. But if I look at them in Visual Basic 2008 they are full !!!  And...if I create a table in Management Studio it does not appear at all in Visual Basic, and likewise, a table created in Visual Basic does not appear at all in Management

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