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  1. while re-opening sql search tab, focus should be in search textbox

    If we open sql search first time , at that time focus is in search textbox but once if i have search something and switching to other tab and closing sql search tab , then after if i want to search something then again i open sql search then focus is not search textbox.

    I am using sql server 2008 , SQL Server Management Studio.

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    • Search using escape characters

      I would like to find all my views that use wildcards '%', but currently the percent sign is used as a wildcard in search. We need an escape character for literal searches too.

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      • Search to find the content of a table or a view

        In tables or views in the databse I will search a specific name.

        With the SQL Search I can only find the table and the code from the views oder procedures, but not the content like a name.

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        • No found 'Select in Object Explorer' option.

          It would be nicethat button worked

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          • Copy colums from the search grid

            it would be very helpful to be able to copy and paste a list of objects from the search grid rather than the whole line.

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            • Search to find Sequences

              I would like the search tool to also look at Sequences. At the moment it does not, and there is no option to include them in the Search. SQL Source Control gives you the option to include Sequences. Also, Apex's search tool returns Sequences.

              2 votes
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              • Find orphaned sprocs

                We are currently working with a database that is in a sad state. We are removing 100s of tables and SPROCs, so we use SQL search extensively. There are lots of SPROCs that are not used by anyone and some contain references to tables that have been dropped. It would be nice if we could search for the SPROCs that have references that have been removed.

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                • Make ctrl-c work

                  When selecting text in the search result Ctrl-C does not work. The workaround is to use right click and select copy in the context menu. But after many years at the keyboard I'm too used to use hotkeys so I miss it a lot.

                  4 votes
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                  • Colorize the preview area of the Stored Procedure selected

                    Could be easier inspect the code in the SP. Also, if could exist "Find Next" coincidence inside same preview mode, the tool will be awesome !!

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                    • Rename column

                      Allow user to mass replace a column name (with case sensitivity) with another column name (case sensitive). I would like to be able to change all instances in which I named a column with "id" to "ID", for example, without having to drop and recreate the table, which has millions of records in it.

                      3 votes
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                      • 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…

                        9 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

                              4 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)

                                      4 votes
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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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