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SQL Server 2000 Collation Changer

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3 Mar 2008CPOL
Change collation order for all text columns in a database
using System;
using System.Text;
using System.Data.SqlClient;
using System.Data;

namespace AlterCollation
    public class ScriptStep
        private string commandText;
        private ScriptRunState runState;
        private SqlException exception;

        public ScriptStep(string commandText)
            this.commandText = commandText;

        public ScriptRunState RunState
            get { return runState; }

        public string CommandText
            get { return commandText; }

        public void Execute(SqlConnection connection, IScriptExecuteCallback callback)
            if (runState != ScriptRunState.None)
                throw new InvalidOperationException("Already Run");

            SqlCommand command = connection.CreateCommand();
            command.CommandText = commandText;
            command.CommandType = CommandType.Text;
            command.CommandTimeout = 0;

            runState = ScriptRunState.Running;
                runState = ScriptRunState.Succeeded;
            catch(SqlException ex)
                exception = ex;
                callback.Error(this, ex);
                runState = ScriptRunState.Failed;

        /// <summary>
        /// override this if data should be processed
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="command"></param>
        protected virtual void ExecuteCommand(SqlCommand command)

        public SqlException Exception
            get { return exception; }

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