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  1. SQL Compare Flagged store procedure difference but could not see where

    SQL Compare Flagged a difference between Test and Production Store Procedure but I could not see where. I had to use notepad++ compare to see a Single Space. Please make this visible in the next release.

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    • I have found that User Defined Data Types are not scripted after stored procedures that use that data type.

      I have found that User Defined Data Types are not scripted after stored procedures that use that data type.

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      • risk

        There are some changes that are riskier than others, not because of the type of change, but because of the object. For example, some changes require rebuilding a table or index. This can be a simple process if there are a few hundred rows, but it's a risky, slow process if there are a few billion.

        It would be nice to add a "risk" value to certain tables, so that when I see a list of changes, I can determine if this particular object ought to be separated out as a different deployment.

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        • Option to add Column Mapping and Warnings to Report

          As part of the report that can be generated via command line if the Column Mapping and any Warnings are included as well.

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          • Encrypt connection checkbox

            I don't want to connect to databases unencrypted.

            e.g. the following connection string:
            SERVER,1433;Encrypt=yes;trustServerCertificate=true

            If i use ssms after comparing it will put that in the connectionbox in ssms, but that does not support a connectionstring looking like this.

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            • Allow the user to edit "Create in" path in the "Create new snapshot" dialog box, rather than forcing them to do it via the ellipsis button.

              Allow the user to edit "Create in" path in the "Create new snapshot" dialog box, rather than forcing them to do it via the ellipsis button.

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              • Option to ignore rowguid column generated by Merge Replication

                When SQL Server sets up merge replication it creates a rowguid column to maintain integrity between the tables of the publisher and subscriber. Typically this setup doesn't exist in non-prod environments which ends up generating false positives differences.

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                • Bring back the side by side html output!!

                  Many people have stated this but the side by side html output was more helpful and saved more time for us.

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                  • Object Creation Ordering - Service Broker

                    When creating a database with a service broker queue the service broker objects should be created before views. Currently I have to exclude views, deploy, then deploy the views that reference the broker queue afterwards.

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                    • Avoid creation of Recovery tables

                      Please give an option to ignore Recore tables creation. I am trying to use SQLCompare in DevOps model to avoid long release timings. But if there is any data type change to a huge table then current concept of creation of recovery tables is disabling all the FK's, removing indexes and eventually creating a new table. This is very long process and not benefitting the projects. There should be an option to avoid the creation of Recovery tables. Please think in that perspective.

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                      • Ignore comment differences

                        I would like to be able to filter out objects which only differ by the content of their comments.

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                        • compare multple databases

                          I'm going through an exercise of determining object changes between versions of an app suite containing 55 databases.
                          It would be nice to be able to specify which databases to compare during a single run instead of processing it one database at a time.

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                          • Provide the ability to specify object permissions within custom filter rules

                            Currently (v 13), there is an all-or-none project option to include or exclude object permissions across all database objects. It would be fabulous to push that option down into custom filter rules so inclusions/exclusions can happen more granularly, at an object-level. Use case: the majority of our tables use generic permissions but a small subset of tables use ActiveDrictory groups that differ by environment so we have to manage them as a special case. I'd love to be able to specify something like this as a filter rule: 'generate object permissions for all tables except tables that begin with <blah>'.

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                            • New interactive html in 13.1

                              Generated a interactive html report today to deliver to customer and vendor and discoverd that I coulden't interpret the NEW report. This is a definte step back. If I cant say what the report means, the customer and vendor definitly wont.

                              The previous reports was crystal clear and easy to interpret.

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                              • Side by side compare.

                                Please bring back the compare results in a side by side compare with modify date as in compare version 12

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                                • I liked it they it was in Version 12. we could see side by side comparison. and also you used to show the last modification date

                                  I liked it they it was in Version 12. we could see side by side comparison. and also you used to show the last modification date

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                                  • give more information in header

                                    The report header shows only the database name. Seeing BobsDB -> BobsDB isn't useful. I would rather have something like: DevServerName.BobsDB --> ProdServerName.BobsDB

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                                    • automap link directly to view/edit table mapping

                                      When SQL Compare apply an automapping on column name of a table, there is a little yellow image with "Auto Map" displayed on the table. It would be nice if a menu or double click or else would be availaible to open directly the column mapping of this table. It would be faster to see the mapping applied and correct it if needed.

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                                      • HTML Comparison Results

                                        Bring back the side by side html output, please!!!

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                                        • comparison filter

                                          I would like to filter by object type in the report. If I want to focus on tables. Show tables only.

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