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  1. Changing

    SELECT TOP 10...

    to

    SELECT TOP (10)... should be a formatting option.

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  2. if blah=1
    ____return 1;

    if blah=2
    _begin
    _
    return 2;
    _end
    else
    _
    return 0;

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  3. It would be nice to have an option under Formatting Style -> CTE to allow closing parenthesis behavior, just like the opening parenthesis one:
    - Place closing parenthesis on new line
    - Closing parenthesis alignment

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  4. What I’m proposing, would change the way we type our SQL scripts. I’m not suggesting we try to pass or force through a new SQL standard. I’m simply suggesting a new dynamic “view” of the SQL syntax, which would allow for a more natural support of intellisense. With today’s IDE’s this simply doesn’t work. Intellisense doesn’t know where to pull the “what” from. The “what” comes from the “where”, (the FROM clause).

    The underlying SQL script itself, would still comply with the SQL standards. This “view”, would perform three tasks: 1) allow the end-user to type their SQL more like…

    11 votes

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  5. Currently SQL Prompt only has one option for formatting insert statements which poses a problem for us with multi value set inserts.

    Ideally we'd be able to select a formatting for a single value set insert and another format for a multi value set insert.

    This would allow us to do something like this:

    -- Single Value Set Insert
    INSERT INTO TestTable (TestName,
    ~~~~TestValue,
    ~~~~TestDate)
    VALUES (N'Something',
    ~~~~140,
    ~~~~'1/1/2019')

    -- Multi Value Set Insert
    INSERT INTO TestTable (TestName, TestValue, TestDate)
    VALUES (N'Something', 140, '1/1/1900'),
    ~~~~(N'SomethingElse', 150, '1/2/1900'),
    ~~~~(N'SomethingElse2', 160, '1/2/2000')

    The issue for us is that we have need of…

    10 votes

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  6. It would be nice if SQL Prompt had a way to add in the code DROP TABLE IF EXISTS #table for temp tables. Ideally it would add the statement immediately before the table is created from a CREATE TABLE or SELECT INTO statement.

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  7. Current formatting is:

    CASE
    WHEN 1 = 1 THEN
    'Hello World'
    END

    I need the option to put the expression on the same line:

    CASE
    WHEN 1 = 1 THEN 'Hello World'
    END

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  8. It would be nice to have ability to format the documents automatically, have an API or command line command for that. For example to force format when check-in code.

    10 votes

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  9. Hi there. Currently, SQL Prompt formats an invocation of a sproc like this:

    exec sproc @param1 = ?,
    @param2 = ?,
    @param3 = ?

    I'd like to be able to change this into:

    exec sproc
    @param1 = ?,
    @param2 = ?,
    @param3 = ?

    Thanks.

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  10. If a sql command is written with an APS specific statement (for example: "CREATE TABLE AS, or "OPTION (Label = 'Query Description')" ), then a script parsing error appears.

    9 votes

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  11. Add the ability to exclude columns from appearing in the auto-generated INSERT statements. I have to manually remove certain columns every time.

    9 votes

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  12. 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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  13. It would be nice to have an option to not but square brackets around aliases as it's our style to not do so. We find it makes the aliases unnecessarily long,since most of our aliases are 1 or 2 letters.

    For example

    SELECT
    T.[TableId],
    T.[Name]
    FROM
    [dbo].[MyTable] T

    vs

    SELECT
    [T].[TableId],
    [T].[Name]
    FROM
    [dbo].[MyTable] [T]

    Currently we have to go back and rename an alias to itself so that the square brackets go away.

    8 votes

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  14. Feature to automatically add column alias with the name of the column.
    E.g.:

    SELECT Column1
    FROM Table1 AS t1

    changes to:

    SELECT Column1 AS Column1
    FROM Table1 AS t1

    If the name can not be found add a dummy-alias like Exp1

    8 votes

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  15. Someone else has submitted this suggestion and it is marked completed. However, it does not seem to do so in my version of SQL Prompt (9.2.6.6145)

    8 votes

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  16. Currently the behavior for inserting a full INSERT statement is that it produces something like this:

    INSERT INTO dbo.ContactPictures
    ( InterActionPersonalContactID ,
    InterActionFirmContactID ,
    ImageFileStoreFilePathSegment ,
    Source ,
    ManuallyCreatedByUserAccountName ,
    DateTimeLastUpdated
    )
    VALUES ( 0 , -- InterActionPersonalContactID - int
    0 , -- InterActionFirmContactID - int
    '' , -- ImageFileStoreFilePathSegment - varchar(256)
    '' , -- Source - varchar(20)
    N'' , -- ManuallyCreatedByUserAccountName - nvarchar(40)
    GETDATE() -- DateTimeLastUpdated - datetime
    )

    Hard-coded values are rarely what's needed, though; it would be very useful if it could generate variables and use them in the statement, like this:

    DECLARE @InterActionPersonalContactID INT = 0…

    8 votes

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  17. Similar to the CTE request https://redgate.uservoice.com/forums/94413-sql-prompt/suggestions/19545028-format-cte-closing-parenthesis

    Aligning the closing parenthesis on its own line, in the same column as the opening paren, makes the subquery stand out, as well as making the alias stand out.

    8 votes

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  18. Add option to leave semicolon on same line if statement only use one line.

    My idea is an additional to the idea captured in the "semi colon placed on new line" request.

    It would be nice to have checkbox for the semicolon-on-new-line option to not move the semicolon to a new line if the statement is ONLY one line.

    For example:
    SELECT TOP 10 * FROM dbo.Table
    ;
    should be
    SELECT TOP 10 * FROM dbo.Table;
    instead, but
    SELECT TOP 10 *
    FROM dbo.Table
    ;
    will remain unchanged by formatting.

    8 votes

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  19. Template based formatting.
    Select your text and right click, format according to template... then select the appropriate template of your choice.

    8 votes

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  20. 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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