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  1. 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.

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  2. Provide the option to enable automatic schema addition when necessary. And when there may be more than one candidate schema, provide a warning

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  3. I would like to only affect the placement of commas in a column list, without applying other formatting options. This would work similar to Ctrl-B, Ctrl-B to remove brackets or Ctrl-B, C to insert semicolons, in that no other formatting would take place.

    There are times I have a rather well-formatted script but it has been written with commas at the start of the line and I prefer them at the end. A new shortcut would toggle placing commas at the start or end of the line without affecting other formatting within the script.

    5 votes

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  4. Version 9.2.5.6073

    I would like to request that script validation be limited to the selected text during Format SQL.

    This is a duplicate of a Completed feature (Bug) submitted on version 7. https://redgate.uservoice.com/forums/94413-sql-prompt/suggestions/16611622-formatting-of-valid-selected-code-when-there-is-in
    I see recent comments on the original request but you may not be addressing since it is marked completed.

    To Replicate:

    Put 3 lines below in a new Window in SSMS

    SOME BAD TEXT
    GO
    SELECT 1 FROM dbo.Person

    Now select All of Line 3 after the GO Statement. Right-click, Format SQL

    Should get following error:
    "Error inserting semicolons" ...

    Script parsing errors:
    Line 1 Col: 1…

    5 votes

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  5. 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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  6. 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".

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  7. Currently, FROM, WHERE, JOIN, and ODER can all be right-aligned to SELECT when formatting SQL. However, if you introduce a LEFT JOIN, the LEFT keyword is right-aligned to SELECT, and everything else is pushed over to make room for the JOIN. This is hideous and makes no sense.

    Instead, allow the entirety of "LEFT JOIN", "RIGHT JOIN", "INNER JOIN" and "OUTER JOIN" to right-align to the SELECT keyword.

    The attached images explain it better than I can.

    4 votes

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  8. Allow an option when saving / running a file that you format the sql to the format selected. Will make sure the whole team follow the standards and does not forget to run the formatter.

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  9. If I create a query with an ORDER BY clause such as ORDER BY 1, 2; SQL Prompt will flag the ORDER BY and report ORDER BY clause with constants.

    It would be nice to have an option to have SQL Prompt replace the constant(s) with the correct column names.

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  10. I am a brand new user (1 day) for SQL PROMPT. I managed to get my parameter statements to align, but there is no option on my custom formatting style to align my set statements. See the attached jpg. Trying to get it to look like the yellow highlighted area.

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  11. DAX Studio has a splendid feature that I think is missing from SQL Prompt and could be rather easily implemented. In DAX Studio one can switch with one mouse click between putting commas before or after the column names. The "before" option greatly speeds up debugging but such formatting should not be left in production. In prod we want to have commas after the column name. Would it be possible to add a quick action or option to SQL Prompt so that commas are immediately placed at the end or beginning of column names? I know there are formatting styles…

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  12. 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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  13. 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
                                       )
    
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  14. It would be nice to have the ability to mass import/export aliases.

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  15. Add ability to add or remove square brackets without having to edit the settings for which direction you want it to go.

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  16. when I paste after "Copy as In clause", got contents like this:

    IN
    (
    1, --comma at behind
    2
    )

    I hope got this:

    IN
    (
    1
    ,2 --comma at before
    )

    please provide option, thanks.

    4 votes

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  17. Add an option to add a space between a function call, such as COUNT(), and FROM so that we don't end up with code like SELECT COUNT()FROM table. That doesn't happen when I select "Add spaces around parentheses" in the global parentheses options. The only way I've been able to get SQL Prompt to preserve that space is to select "Add spaces around parentheses" in the Function calls options, but I don't want a space between the function name and opening parenthesis.

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  18. Currently we have a standard of placing new line before and after conditions with indent accordingly such that:

    a=1
    AND
    b=2

    Current version only does:

    a=1
    AND b=2

    This is pretty much the only thing lacking from being able to just auto format all our procedures with a single click.

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  19. These are the typical formatting styles I use that I would like to see definable in SQL Prompt. Currently, I use a style that gets me close then manually format the remainder to the code:

    Regarding the desired format of

    1) SELECT, FROM, JOIN, WHERE, GROUP BY, HAVING, ORDER BY all lined up
    2) TAB after SELECT, followed by first 'column'
    3) Subsequent columns on separate lines and lined up with the first one.
    4) TAB after any CASE followed by first WHEN
    5) Subsequent WHENs lined up with first one
    6) TAB before THEN (i.e. indented one tab from…

    4 votes

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  20. Sometimes I set a variable equal to many strings concatenated together using the "+" syntax. When I format with Regdate, there is no option to wrap lines in this case. Everything ends up on the same line as the SET, so the lines often get very wide and go off screen.
    It would be great if there was an option to wrap text if things got too wide horizontally.
    One solution would be a setting to format concatenated strings like this:
    SET @Variable = N'String1'
    + N'String2'
    + N'String3'

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