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  1. Offer configuration of used font: on high DPI displays, the font (probably system font) is way too small. (windows global scaling is no opt)

    Offer configuration of used font: on high DPI displays, the font (probably system font) is way too small. (windows global scaling is no option as it breaks other things in GUI)

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    • Allow multiple column sorting in results screen. Would like the ability to sort more than one column (i.e. sort database, type, object name)

      Allow multiple column sorting in results screen. Would like the ability to sort more than one column (i.e. sort database, type, object name). Also allow each sort to be ascending/descending. In the example above sort database (ascending), type (descending) and object name (ascending).

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      • Export result set to SQL script

        It would be useful to be able to export result set of SQL Search to a SQL script file (or any other format).

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        • Customizable tab size in Preview Results

          When viewed in the Preview Results, SQL Search uses a tab size of 6 in the formating of the item (view, stored procedure, etc.). Could the value of the tab size be configurable? Or better, have them obtained from the calling application (SSMS, Visual Studio) from the proper setting? It would much more enjoyable when rapidly consulting various items and improve on your already great product.

          Thanks

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          • Major KNOWN Issue --- Stop requiring product to login to all databases on server

            The product requires you to have at least read access to all databases on provided server... because when the product opens... and db access is lacking... then USER is failing login attempts on PRODUCTION SERVERS to which user has no access. This creates GREAT FRUSTRATION for DBA and AUDITing groups.

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            • have a way to remove rows for a search result that is determined to be irrelevant

              have a way to remove rows for a search result that is determined to be irrelevant

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              • Ability to stop a reindex process

                I have several servers with 30+ databases in each. Whenever I attempt to search for some code and the default is "All databases", the search continues for a few minutes. I need the ability to cancel the automatic reindex, or to prevent automatic reindexing when the default "All databases" is selected.

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                  • search on data type

                    It would be nice to add a search on the data type

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                    • automatic re-index

                      re-index operation must be configurable. I had a big problem yesterday because I copied the source code from your UI and it was an old version. After re-indexing I got an updated version of the stored procedure. I was a big problem because I replaced a newest version on my server with an old one got from you UI.

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                      • automatic re-index

                        re-index operation must be configurable. I had a big problem yesterday because I copied the source code from your UI and it was an old version. After re-indexing I got an updated version of the stored procedure. I was a big problem because I replaced a newest version on my server with an old one got from you UI.

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                        • Stop the search once started or at least control when it "starts"

                          Add a stop/start button to the search process.
                          If you change the criteria, it immediately starts searching for that criteria before you get a chance to change some of the other parameters.
                          Worst case scenario it eats up all the memory and crashes SSMS if you search against "All Databases" on a production server.
                          Give some control back to the UI.

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                          • "your Favorite databases" checkbox

                            In the Data-Base drop-down, Just below "All databases" checkbox,
                            add "Favorite databases" checkbox, which will select all the databases that the current user marked them as his favorites in advance and they are saved on his computer.

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                            • Hotkey for SQLSearch

                              On my prior computer for years I had Ctrl-Alt-D configured to open Sql Search. Now I am no longer having that feature and I'm unable to figure out how to bind a SSMS hotkey to do this. SqlSearch should come with a hotkey to open it so that we can keep fingers on keyboard instead of mouse.

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                              • Very annoying that SQL search always trying to search ALLDatabases

                                Very annoying that SQL search always trying to search ALLDatabases

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                                • SQL Search : Ability to exclude database snapshots from the search scope

                                  I would like the ability to exclude database snapshots from the search scope of SQL Search.

                                  We have around 20 databases on our development server, with each having multiple snapshots are various times. When searching through all "databases", I want to exclude the snapshots.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Provide a feature to search objects and column names of System Databases, that would become a great feature

                                    Provide a feature to search objects and column names of System Databases, that would become a great feature. and also provide data search also.

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                                    • Ability to search triggers on servers (master.sys.server_triggers)

                                      SQL Search version 2.3 does not search name\definition in master.sys.server_triggers.

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                                      • Add GUI options to Add/Remove columns from search

                                        It would be nice to have the option to show or hide some of the different columns in our search results. I rarely ever need to see the "Schema" or "Detail" columns in the search results. They are just real estate wasting columns for me 95% of the time I'm using SQL Search so it would be awesome if I could hide those for when I want to dock the SQL Search under the properties or object explorer panels.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Find and Replace would be very helpful

                                          Find and Replace would be very helpful

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