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  1. HotKeys to go to search box and open selected in object explorer!

    Maybe I'm missing something, but there seem to be no hotkeys. I was expecting to be able to type a search hotkey like Ctrl+, and have the focus go to the search box, then hit enter once I get to the object I want to select it in object explorer.

    Instead, I've got to hotkey, then hand to mouse and select the search box, then hand to keyboard and type the name, then hand to mouse and right click on what I want and hit open in object explorer.

    Please add hotkeys! It'd be soo easy and make this a…

    6 votes
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    • Filter "Matches on" column

      Allow filtering results on "Matches on" column

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      • Show the count of the number of matches in each search result

        Add an additional column to the search result pane showing the number of times the search phrase occurs in each search result. For example, if I know that that there is only one occurrence of my search phrase in the object - I will know that I do not have to scroll through the rest of it to determine if it occurs more than once.

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        • Option to limit search results to specific Schemas

          This would improve search results and reduce the size of the search catalog needed to be loaded by SQL search. We have large SQL Server instances with multiple schemas and search frequently crashes or fails to load schema due to out of memory condition. T

          3 votes
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          • Move index folder location

            It would be great to move the index location to another drive

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            • Run Across All Servers Like Multi

              Let me install this on my desktop and let it run across all my servers as well add a feature that letm me run it as a different user. We use different user to admin server that we do for the regular part of our network.

              4 votes
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              • Add suport to sqltreeo.com

                Sqltreeo is a great Add-in to organize tables/procedures in virtual folders. It would be great if You could add support to show correct procedure in sql treeo view by clickin "Select object in Object Explorer".

                13 votes
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                • Optional default DB

                  On some servers my default DB is master, but I primarily work with another DB. Changing defaults on the server is not an option.
                  Currently when a server is selected in SQL Search, all DBs are selected. I'd like to be able to choose from the following options (in a settings area)
                  On new server, select:
                  * Last DB used
                  * All DBs
                  * Default DB
                  * Specific DB

                  A similar option could be made available for the object types selection, with the All DBs check box being 3 position:
                  All DBs
                  No DBs
                  Preferred (with selction of types)

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                  • Option to always ignore system databases

                    Would it be possible to have an option to be able to always ignore system databases when searching as our systems use a lot of temp tables but I do not want to my searches to ever look in there.

                    2 votes
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                    • SQL Search for SSDT

                      It should be great if I could use SQL Search in SSDT. Now I have to switch between SSMS and SSDT and it is not so comfortable.

                      Thank you.

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                      • Improve comfort by removing mouse clicks.

                        There are several (i.m.o simple) ways to improve the user experience by eliminating the most common mouseclicks. The current steps are a bit much (It's pretty fantastic software otherwise, though):

                        0) copy some text to clipboard.
                        1) start search.
                        2) Paste / type text.
                        3) Trigger search
                        4) Visually locate desired search result
                        5) Doubleclick the result.
                        6) Visually locate highlighted item in object explorer
                        7) Rightclick
                        8) Visually locate the menuitem for edit and click.
                        9) Yay we can edit the object.

                        Most of these steps can be eliminated by the following.

                        Automatically use clipboard:
                        Whenever the search panel…

                        17 votes
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                        • Button to navigate to the next match or previous match instead of scrolling like it is on SQL Compare.

                          There should be a button to navigate to the next match or previous match instead of scrolling like it is on SQL Compare. Sometimes scrolling through a long object definition can lead to some matches to be skipped mistakenly.

                          11 votes
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                          • When you double click in the object you are looking , it will inmediatle open the definition

                            When you double click on a object it will open you in a new tab the definition for that view,procedure,function

                            5 votes
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                            • Case Insensitive Phrase Searching

                              There needs to be a "case sensitive" checkbox above "exact match".

                              If I need to search on the phrase "insert into tablename" I would like to not have to worry about all the possible combinations of how someone may or may not have capitalized those words.

                              Currently there is no way to do that I can see. Exact match uses a case sensitive comparison, and individual word searches often return a huge amount of spurious matches that have nothing to do with what I'm actually looking for.

                              4 votes
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                              • sql search remembers database filter selection for each server

                                when selecting a server, sql search should remember which databases on that server you last searched.
                                I often want to just search 5 db's on the 1 server, and re-selecting them each time i open search is annoying. (the selection gets forgotten when you search on a different search, or close the window)

                                4 votes
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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • On servers with many databases SQL Search 2 causes system.OutOfMemoryExecption

                                    Not have it bomb, my memory usage can go up to500 to 750 MB

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                                    • Support for synonyms

                                      Please add support for synonyms

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                                      • Performance test for the current statement (or selection)

                                        Run the statement X times and show the performance results and average.

                                        So one can see if small changes within an statement lead to improvements!

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                                        • Background indexing process

                                          indexing can a lot of time on large databases

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