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  1. So… Copy as IN Clause. Love it, but let’s improve it. Let’s say we have the following output…

    ProductID ProductDesc
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    If we use Copy as IN Clause on the ProductID column, we get:

    IN
    (
    1,
    2,
    3
    )

    Which super…. However those IDs mean nothing to me in 6 months time when I’m now having to modify my code. What would be awesome, is if I can select both ProductID and ProductDesc, then hit Copy as IN Clause, and get the following output:

    IN
    (
    1, -- SQL Prompt
    2,…

    5 votes

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  2. When I am composing a script in Multi-Script, I'd like to have the editing settings available. Include variable/column name completion, keyword formatting, indention, etc..

    2 votes

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  3. When Place Begin - End statements on new line is selected it doesn't appear to work as part of an If statement. This makes the begin and end difficult to find

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  4. I would like to expand upon suggestions others have made regarding adding custom formatting and analyzers.
    I have recently been trying to implement SQL Prompt for our team, and I have struggles with a lack of customization, opinionated options that don’t reflect our needs, and some bugs.
    What would have solved this issue for me would have been the ability to add custom formatters and custom analyzers.

    Custom Formatters
    Since SQL Prompt gets the position of tokens from IAlignmentProvider.FinalAlignmentForToken I suggest that the API couple simply be plumbed into this method, if a plugin is attached it would call the…

    3 votes

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  5. We have code littered with IIFs that we would like to convert to CASE. Logically this is straightforward, but achieving it swiftly is proving more difficult. A regex takes care of the simple ones, but the ugly ones with nested functions across multiple lines and all sorts are proving far more difficult.

    Would it be possible to add a feature to SQL Prompt to refactor IIFs into CASE statements? Thanks

    2 votes

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  6. PERSIST_SAMPLE_PERCENT is a new feature in SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU4.

    SQL Prompt does not think this is a valid UPDATE STATISTICS statement:

    UPDATE STATISTICS dbo.MyTable(MyStat)
    WITH FULLSCAN, PERSIST_SAMPLE_PERCENT = ON;

    It is valid and the correct syntax. SQL Prompt should be updated to format this correctly.

    3 votes

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  7. When collapsing CASE expressions shorter then XXX, the END has no space if there is a preceding parenthesis.

    Example1 = CASE t1.Col004 WHEN 1 THEN t1.Col006 END,
    Example1 = CASE t1.Col004 WHEN 1 THEN TRY_CONVERT(int, t1.Col006)END

    3 votes

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  8. When collapsing CASE expressions shorter then XXX, the END has no space if there is a preceding parenthesis.

    Example1 = CASE t1.Col004 WHEN 1 THEN t1.Col006 END,
    Example1 = CASE t1.Col004 WHEN 1 THEN TRY_CONVERT(int, t1.Col006)END,

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  9. Merge Command Formatting

    For MERGE commands there is no way to make the conditional requirements with 'ON' follow the same style as JOIN's ON. I noticed back on 5/17/2017 there was a closed 'Merge command formatting options' through the User Voice, stating that an experimental feature was available for SQL Prompt 7.4. What happened? In my 10.1.7.15015, within the formatting styles, there is no area for MERGE like there is for JOIN.

    8 votes

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  10. Formatting a SQL batch which contains

    BACKUP DATABASE Databasename
    TO URL = N'URL'
    WITH CREDENTIAL = N'Credential'

    leads to

    BACKUP DATABASE Databasename
    TO URL = N'URL'
    WITH AS CREDENTIAL = N'Credential'

    the AS between with and credential is wrong.

    Please fix :-)

    3 votes

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  11. I use T4 to generate a significant amount of SQL code. It would be useful for purposes of readability especially, to be able to call the formatter from within a T4 build process.

    1 vote

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  12. When saving/opening file automatically untabify it.

    (select all then edit|advanced|untabify selected lines)

    Some how, some way, despite telling everyone to set convert tabs to spaces we constantly get tabs in our SQL code. It would be really nice to just have it automatically convert to spaces so I can save a few clicks.

    5 votes

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  13. Have auto alias base its output on the alias name instead of the name of the table it is pointing to.

    Example: Alias "Transaction" pointing to "TransactionTableWithComplexName" should be "t" and not "ttwcn".

    1 vote

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  14. The columns listed in the CTE are not formatted like the columns in the AS clause. On larger CTE's, the listed columns may be hundreds or characters long so we get
    with xx
    ( a, b, c, d, e, ...) AS
    (Select a,
    b,
    c,
    d,
    e,
    ...

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  15. Using the parentheses option "expanded, to statement" for DDL, I would expect a constraint to appear with the opening parenthesis under the start of the constraint (eg, the "f" in a foreign key constraint) as follows:

    MyColumn int not null
       foreign key references SomeTable
       (
          someColumn
       )
    

    But it actually appears at the end of the same line as the constraint, and the entire contents are indented from that position:

    MyColumn int not null
       foreign key references SomeTable(
                                          someColulmn
                                       )
    
    4 votes

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  16. New Parentheses Style - #6 but ends like #1
    Numbering starting at the top left as #1 and continuing to the right one as #5. With the next line starting as #6 and finishing on the right of line 2 as #9.
    In the global parentheses settings, Lets make a #10 option which works like #6 in all ways except the closing parentheses is aligned with the beginning parentheses like it does on #1. Actually looking at the graphic that shows on #1, this looks like what I want, the trailing parentheses is below the first one, but #1 has…

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  17. Indent the clauses that may follow an alter table statement. They currently are on the same line or split but not indented.

    3 votes

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  18. Whitespace: I picked up an indenting/alignment pattern from a Stack Overflow thread that solves an abundance of arguments: Please provide the option for using Tabs to indent the line, and then use spaces for alignments following the first character.

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  19. Some of us would like the option for formatting of table declarations to not only align [tabify] column names (indented one tab), but also columnize/tabify the data types and nullability so that table definitions are grid-like. Constraints per column are are far more variable and therefore require more of a free format or sometimes pushing them to subsequent lines, but at minimum, the ColumnName, DataType and Nullability should be optioned to columnize by default.

    When there are hundreds or thousands of tables in a db schema, I'm used to scanning table definitions, and having them organized grid-like saves my eyeballs…

    7 votes

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  20. SQL prompt currently removes the empty line at the bottom of a script, which then break rule SC002.

    Can format include a setting to add a blank line at the bottom of a script, and also autofix sc002 issues.

    3 votes

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