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Generate table Scripts with Not If exist check and Insert scripts(table data).

Generating script is a very good option exists in SQL server through which we can generate script for whole DB or can generate scripts for selected objects (i.e. table, view, stored procedure etc.).
However sometime it is requirement that you need to generate script with check of if exists. For example you want to create a table in one DB but wanted to make sure it should not already exist. For such instance we can generate script with check of not existence.
Same way sometime there are requirement that table should be recreated with Data. And while generating script we can choose the option whether we want script of table or insert script of table or both.

Below I am showing script generation for both options:
     We have database Test_DB with one table tb_Student.

I have ran select query to check   the record in table (I just wanted to show that there are 5 records exist in table)

1.    Now Right click on DB and under Tasks click on Generate Scripts.

2.    Now under Choose Objects there are two options Scripts entire DB or Select specific DB objects. I have choose second option and selected table tb_Student, and click on Next

3.    On next screen we need to set scripting options, there is options of saving script of publish script to web service. Under save script there are three option of saving as: Save to file, Save to Clipboard or Save to new query window. I have selected third option Save to new query window.
4.    Now click on Advanced button.

5.    Under Advanced scripting options to generate script with not if exist check set Include If NOT EXISTS to True

6.  To generate script with data (i.e. insert scripts), set Types of data to script option to Schema and data and click OK and then click on Next. (If you want only create script then select script only and if you want only insert script then select Data only option).

7.    On Summary page one can check summary of selected scripts options, now click on Next. Once it’s finished click on Finish button.

8.    Now verify the scripts you can check scripts are generated with If NOT EXISTS check and inserts scripts are also created.

 Hope it helps!!!!!!

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