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  1. 1) The last dropdown just shows me the alias names I use to connect to databases so I have no idea which user I'm doing the search under which impacts results based on the privilleges. This should clearly show which user it's searching under please.
    2) I'm sat here right now, I've select 1 database to search against out of 300. Yet my search results coming back (after 20 minutes of waiting) keeps including ALL database. I've closed down the search window and tried again, same result. why?
    3) Needs to be able to export results from the search window…

    8 votes
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  2. Ability to maintain settings between searches. When I switch back and forth and open and close it, it goes back to SEARCH ALL, but when I am working, I am usually focused on something and it's quite painful to have to reset the settings almost every-time., We need a checkbox option to PERSIST SETTINGS.

    When I am working on something I am usually working in one or two databases but we have 50 databases, I don't need to search all those all the time. I am usually looking for where column names are within tables, I love all the features…

    10 votes
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  3. The search facility doesn't stop even if you close the window and starts again with the same search. It doesn't have any button to stop the search if some inputs are wrong.

    24 votes
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  4. Periodically I'll search stored procedure and functions for specific text and I'll get a lot of hits, only to discover that the hit was on a comment.

    For example if we're trying to remove a specific piece of code from all stored procedures, a DBA may make a comment "Removed XXX from stored procedure". Providing the ability to "Not search in comments" would provide a true list of areas that contain the offending code.

    19 votes
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  5. I'd like to use my preferred monospaced font cosnsistent with SSMS. I cant find any option to change font in SQL search.

    It'll be absolutely great if I could change font for SQL search results.

    12 votes
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  6. A set of defaults. When opened it always selects "All Objects". It would be nice to have a way to limit this to "X" by default.

    11 votes
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  7. Would be nice to have option Open in Excel the search result.

    11 votes
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  8. Improve exact match. When searching for an exact phrase, allow case sensitive search, and the use of AND/OR/NOT or %.

    5 votes
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  9. Do not start indexing automatically but let user to start it.
    Our two database servers contain many databases. When I switch from one to another, the index is automatically started with the database dropdown box selected all databases as default. It crashes my SSMS a few times or when it did not crash, I need to wait long time to wait it to finish the indexing.

    60 votes
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  10. Similar to SSMS now where it highlights the side bar with each instance of the matched string, in the results window show me each instance that text was found.
    Also like the SSMS find feature, allow me to jump to each instance of the matching text within the page.

    14 votes
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  11. During installation, I cleared the option to send usage statistics back to RedGate.

    So imagine my surprise when the log file shows multiple "Usage reporting request made to" events!

    Respect your users' selections - if I choose not to submit usage reports, DO NOT SUBMIT USAGE REPORTS!

    8 votes
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  12. Export list of objects results in a search, to txt file o allow copy to clipboard the column with the objects name.

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

    22 votes
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  14. 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.

    27 votes
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  15. It would be nice to add a search on the data type

    9 votes
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  16. 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.

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

    41 votes
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  18. 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.

    20 votes
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  19. Looking up any values in any DB with the brute force approach.
    --This feature will look at every table and every column for a string, number, or datetime value, etc
    --It supports begins with, ends with, and contains for strings and returns a query of results
    --including the count of total matches on the table and the sql needed to query that result up.
    --It's also support multiple options like contains, begins with, ends with, and exact match.

    --Secondly it also supports number and date searches, xml etc.

    I have already implemented above features with a stored procedure, and hope…

    52 votes
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  20. SQLSearch doesn't find keywords inside Synonyms. For instance I want to find all Synonyms regarding table MyTable

    45 votes
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