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34.63. views

The view views contains all views defined in the current database. Only those views are shown that the current user has access to (by way of being the owner or having some privilege).

Table 34-61. views Columns

Name Data Type Description
table_catalog sql_identifier Name of the database that contains the view (always the current database)
table_schema sql_identifier Name of the schema that contains the view
table_name sql_identifier Name of the view
view_definition character_data Query expression defining the view (null if the view is not owned by a currently enabled role)
check_option character_data Applies to a feature not available in PostgreSQL
is_updatable yes_or_no YES if the view is updatable (allows UPDATE and DELETE), NO if not
is_insertable_into yes_or_no YES if the view is insertable into (allows INSERT), NO if not
is_trigger_updatable yes_or_no YES if the view has an INSTEAD OF UPDATE trigger defined on it, NO if not
is_trigger_deletable yes_or_no YES if the view has an INSTEAD OF DELETE trigger defined on it, NO if not
is_trigger_insertable_into yes_or_no YES if the view has an INSTEAD OF INSERT trigger defined on it, NO if not

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