List all tables in a database

If you ever have the need to list all tables in your database, here is a statement that you can use.
I find it helpful if you need to loop through all the tables in your database or sometimes I need to provide a list to someone else.  I have used this script when moving changes between environments as a quick check to make I didn’t forget table.s

There are many different reasons you may need a list tables.

This will return just the table name.

SELECT name AS TABLE_NAME 
FROM sys.tables ORDER BY name
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