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Using A Sql Variable to Name An XML Element

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I am trying to generate a doc that outlines in xml format all of the table names and their columns and column data types as the attribute/values of that element; I would like to do it for all of the tables of a given database.  However, the FOR XML keeps giving me errors.

	TableName VARCHAR(50)



--I'd do this in a loop to get each one from my @tables variable

SET @name = (
	SELECT TableName
	FROM @tables

SELECT TableName 
FROM @tables	

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