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  1. Your sql search tool is great, while using it. However, it would be even better, if you could allow a user a way to kick off the tool without the toolbar button. I use VS and management studio without toolbars and via keyboard shortcuts. I would love to see a keyboard shortcut entry to kick off a SQL Search, and\or a means via menus.

    Thank you.

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  2. When you click on a match and see the script in the lower panel, I can highlight with my mouse but Ctrl-C doesn't copy what I've highlighted to the clipboard. That would be handy!

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  3. 5 votes
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  4. I was wondering if trigger icon could have a status indicator, whether it is disabled or not.
    currently (ver 3.5.2) it only shows like this.

    ![current](https://us.v-cdn.net/6029854/uploads/editor/j4/h8s0bbhrm7l7.jpg)

    But i'd like to have an indicator on the icon whether it's disabled or not

    ![Sql alt](https://us.v-cdn.net/6029854/uploads/editor/qj/l9luliu7klu1.jpg)

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  5. It would be nice to have a list of schemas that you don't want to search in.

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  6. Would be nice to always exclude a list of databases from search.
    I know this can be done by deselecting them but when you are going between servers you always need to deselect them again and again.
    There are some databases so big that the search hangs indefinitely.

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  7. SQL search needed for SQL server 2019

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  8. There is currently no way to search for an identifier, e.g., a column name, without also matching text that contains that identifier. For example, if I want to search for a column called ExampleColumn but ignore ExampleColumn2, BadExampleColumn, etc., I could try the "Match whole words only" option. I want it to find all of these:

    SELECT ExampleColumn FROM ExampleTable;
    SELECT ExampleColumn, OtherColumn FROM ExampleTable;
    SELECT [ExampleColumn] FROM ExampleTable;
    SELECT et.ExampleColumn FROM ExampleTable et;
    SELECT * FROM ExampleTable WHERE ExampleColumn=3;
    SELECT SUM(ExampleColumn) FROM ExampleTable;
    

    but only the first three are found. Without the whole words option, it would match all…

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  9. sql search stil greyed out, when do you fix this before asking for new features make the old one run well

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  10. Would be good that SQL Search authenticated through Azure Active Directory - Universal with MFA.

    SQL Search version: 3.4.2.2567
    Error log:
    [78] ERROR RedGate.SQLSearch.Addin.Tab.DatabaseConnector - Could not load database list
    System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException (0x80131904): Cannot open server "XXXXX" requested by the login. The login failed.
    ...at RedGate.SQLSearch.Addin.Tab.DatabaseConnector.OnlineDatabasesForInstance(String connectionString)
    Error Number:40532,State:1,Class:20
    [1] ERROR RedGate.SQLSearch.Addin.LoggingErrorHandler - Failed to get the object hierarchy
    Exception: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.
    ...at RedGate.SQLSearch.Addin.ObjectExplorer.SSMS.SsmsObjectExplorer.RootNode(String connectionString, IErrorHandler errorHandler)

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  11. SQL Search does not return users as part of the returned results. This could be useful when searching in multiple databases.

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  12. Enable users to search for user-defined types. Sometimes there is a certain change and SQL search will not show relevant fields of a user-defined type that matches the search criteria.

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  13. It would be great if you could attach to an SSAS server and search the databases (cubes) for text. I'm mainly interested in the queries used to populate the tables, but I could see it being useful to search for text anywhere in the database.

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  14. If an SSIS Catalog is chosen as a database, search the SSIS packages within for the text. I'm not sure how easy it would be to show the results, but even if the results were shown in the XML file format that would be better than nothing.

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  15. Feature to exclude expression in the search.
    Example:
    Search by "Test", but exclude finds where "Test" is part of "tbl_Test"

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  16. I would like to be able to check a box to eliminate any tables with no records in them.

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  17. table: msdb.dbo.sysjobsteps
    column: database_name

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  18. Allow users to select to use a dark theme for SQL Search, ideally this would pick up from their settings (if on Windows at least)

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  19. I need a way to move between occurrences of a SQL Search search result (either keyboard shortcut or button/icon).
    Lets say I have a bunch of long stored procedures and the name of a certain table occurs a few times within each of those procedures. I use SQL Search to search for the name of that table.
    Right now, each occurrence of the that table name will be highlighted in the code, but I have to manually scroll through the code to find the highlighted occurrences. This can become a pain if I have to scroll both horizontally and vertically.

    10 votes
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  20. Include the possibility to search inside table extended properties, for example if there's a description I would like to be able to find the text inside the description

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