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  1. IF Statement block formatting is messed up

    IF 1 = 1
    BEGIN
    PRINT 'DO STUFF'
    END

    becomes

    IF 1 = 1 BEGIN
    PRINT 'DO STUFF';
    END;

    which is what I want...I want to leave the BEGIN END indention

    5 votes

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  2. Would be great to be able to add user specific outlining, so that you could add + & - where ever you choose in a sql script to collapse down certain parts. The CRM system that I support has a create contact table import with 200 columns which is regularly used and this functionality would be great when having to resort to using this import etc...

    6 votes

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  3. if blah=1
    ____return 1;

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

    13 votes

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  4. When writing SQL I don't think procedurally, which means I don't think about nested, indented "blocks" unless I'm actually using some procedural style SQL extensions like try/catch, if, case (which is a little procedural expression inside a set based statement), and so on.

    Because of this, I like to align various different "types of things" in a statement to create vertical rivers.

    So, for example, insert, update, select, from, join, where, group by, having, and order by are all aligned on the left. You might think of this as "column 1 - sql keywords".

    Then come column names, table names…

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  5. On SQL Prompt Aliases section I would like to have on custom aliases when I add a new a dropdown or a list view where I can pick object instead of me writing the object name. it would be even better if it has an option to show only object not already added with alias.

    1 vote

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  6. 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.

    9 votes

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  7. In SQL Prompt 8, multiple-line comment blocks (surrounded by /* */) are automatically indented to the SQL code surrounding them when formatting.

    Can you please add an option to preserve the indentation of these blocks? My team keeps most comment blocks left-aligned for consistency and readability, but SQL Prompt will automatically move them when formatting.

    This was not an issue in SQL Prompt 7, so all of our comment blocks are now moving when upgrading to SQL Prompt 8 and there is no option to preserve them. Thank you.

    23 votes

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  8. 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.

    10 votes

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  9. Provide an option in Styles to let the right hand side of clauses in UPDATE statement be aligned.

    Example:

    UPDATE~~EDSV
    SET~~~~~eDocSessionID~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~=~CONSV.eDocSessionID~,
    ~~~~~~~~eDocSessionKey~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~=~CONSV.eDocSessionKey~,
    ~~~~~~~~eDocSessionValue~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~=~CONSV.eDocSessionValue~,
    ~~~~~~~~eDocSessionValueTextStyleOverride~=~CONSV.eDocSessionValueTextStyleOverride~,
    ~~~~~~~~eDocSessionValuePositionOverride~~=~CONSV.eDocSessionValuePositionOverride~,
    ~~~~~~~~eDocSessionValueLockdown~~~~~~~~~~=~''
    FROM~~~~eDocStd2.dbo.eDocSessionValues~AS~EDSV
    ~~~~~~~~INNER~JOIN~#changedOrNewSessionValues~AS~CONSV~ON~CONSV.eDocSessionID~=~EDSV.eDocSessionID
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~AND~CONSV.eDocSessionKey~=~EDSV.eDocSessionKey;

    43 votes

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  10. I really like the latest formatting flavours. Aligning the equivalency symbols in joins is nice, but could I also align the ON keyword? Or pick which one I want to align on.

    SELECT *
    FROM table1 a
    JOIN Table2 b__ON a.foo = b.foo
    JOIN Tab3 c
    ___ ON b.fa__= c.fa

    22 votes

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  11. It would be cool if SQL Prompt was able to remove trailing whitespaces/tabs not only for T-SQL, but also for comments.

    It's not something crucial, but rather nice-to-have

    3 votes

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  12. We use a lot of dynamic SQL. I'd like to be able to format dynamic SQL that is in a string, eg. and NVARCHAR. e.g.

    Input: DECLARE @sql NVARCHAR = '

    SELECT foo from bar where foobar = ''foobarred''
    '

    I'd like to be able to highlight the text inside the NVARCHAR for formatting. SQL Prompt would need to handle doubled quotation marks as in my example above.

    17 votes

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  13. I don't want to use brackets for my code (unless I have to). So, for example, dbo.Orders is fine, but dbo.Order isn't. It would be nice if SQL prompt caught this and automatically enclosed the SQL Keyword "Order" in square brackets (i.e. dbo.[Order] AS o)

    52 votes

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  14. Complex multi-line statements are much easier to read when separated by an empty line above and below them. Please add an option to turn on "Empty Line Above/Below Multi-Line Statements".

    5 votes

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  15. 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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  16. Please add an option to align "then" keyword and the expressions.

    Current format:
    declare@fooidint=(case
    _______________________when@barId=7then2
    __
    ___________________when@barId=800then1
    __
    ___________________else5
    __
    _______________end
    _
    _________________);

    Suggested format:
    declare@fooidint=(case
    _______________________when@barId=7then2
    _
    ___________________when@barId=800_then1
    __
    ___________________else________________5
    _
    _______________end
    _
    _________________);

    14 votes

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  17. Hi!

    I would be nice to have the option to enable word wrap for the comments as well.
    The number of maximum characters for the comment should be aligned with "Wrap lines longer than" for SQL statements.

    19 votes

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  18. Add additional option for "remove unnecessary brackets" which would keep brackets around syntax highlighted words.
    "Status", "description", and "Type" are examples of special words that are syntax highlighted, but they aren't full reserved keywords, so would want the brackets kept.

    How to configure and prevent SQL Prompt from removing brackets around Syntax highlighted words?
    We only have the following settings:
    a) Options > Inserted Code > Special Characters > Brackets > Enclose identifiers within square brackets [] = NO (which is our desire)
    b) Options > Format > Styles > Actions > run format > Add/remove square brackets = YES,…

    31 votes

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  19. I think SSMSBoost has this feature: being able to add configurable guide lines to limit the query writing space to a specified number of characters/columns. This is very handy as I always want to keep my code narrow, within the 80-char limit. Currently, I have to install SSMSBoost for it... Could this please be added to SQL Prompt? This is probably a quick feature to implement and would be tremendously useful. Thanks.

    3 votes

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  20. 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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