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  1. Support request #137199: Provide an option to indent AND/OR entries in a WHERE clause to line up indented, but leave AND/OR entries directly underneath ON clauses:

    SELECT
            t1.col5
            , t2.col6
    FROM
            table1 t1
            INNER JOIN table2 t2
                    ON t1.col1 = t2.col1
                    AND t1.col2 = t2.col2 -- AND is directly below ON clause
    WHERE
            t1.col3 = 'Test'
            AND t2.col4 = 5 -- AND is indented underneath WHERE

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  2. Would it be possible to treat the 'LIKE' operator the same as '=' in the Expressions\Operators settings so they are all aligned?

    select AddressID
    from Person.Address
    where ModifiedDate
    between dateadd(month, -6, getdate())
    and getdate()
    and City = 'Bothell'
    or left(PostalCode, 2) like 'CB%'
    or PostalCode = @prefix + @suffix

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  3. When I type code I like to line up all the equals (=) signs using tabs so that all the code to the right of the equals sign lines up nicely on my screen. I find this really useful for improving readability when using column aliases, in joins, and in update statements.
    I can't find an option in SQL Prompt to do this and it annoys me when I format my SQL and all the equals signs become ragged.

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  4. If I have a very large script with the majority of it with formatting disabled, or even with just a highlighted small area... the ctrl-K,ctrl-Y formatting seems to consider the parts it will not be formatting. Example: code in a separate window will format instantly while in a window with 100k lines with same code highlighted it will take a long while. This seems to indicate that it is considering all of the code even though it is only formatting a small piece.

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  5. In version 7 the Style option FormatActionRemoveSquareBrackets was removed from the .sqlpromptstyle Style file into the .settings Settings file. I would like it moved back into the Style file, along with all other Style options settable under "SSMS > SQL Prompt > Options > Format > Style". See https://productsupport.red-gate.com/hc/en-us/requests/122489 for additional details.

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  6. It would be nice if the IN clause were formatted like a logical function that returns a value so that it followed the options and rules for parentheses and were indented according to its place in the logical expression. (paying attention to the ANDs and ORs if present)

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  7. Our dev group versions our styles. A small change between style versions can cause numerous changes in a single file making peer reviews more difficult than they need to be.

    My suggestion is to add an Format > Styles > Actions option to add style stamp. Implementation would be adding a comment with a style/version stamp at the top of the file when a format is applied. If the comment exists prior to formatting, that style will be used by SQL Prompt regardless of selected style. If the style/version is not found, the selected style is used. To change which…

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  8. I would love an option where, after adding an alias to a table, you can add it as a prefix to all columns coming from that particular table at once.

    Some keystroke like Ctrl + F2 would be nice.

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  9. Database-specific snippets.

    We have 80 or so databases scattered across 200+ instances and many tables have similar names or identical names with differing schemas: compare person.personpe, dbo.person & finance.personpe. This particular is extreme and there are more examples but the principle applies.

    I would love to be able to define pe as a snippet at a database level so that I can keep my snippet names short and so that I don't have to rename them manually when I am in SSMS with a lesser used database.

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  10. Can we add option to have "WITH (NOLOCK)" in the Aliases tab in the Options

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  11. When making a CREATE TABLE statement, there should be a formatting option to align the data-type behind the field names.

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  12. A previous request titled "Formatting SQL Transaction" was flagged as Completed in 2018; however, no option to adjust the formatting for BEGIN TRAN / COMMIT TRAN blocks exists in the latest release of SQL Prompt version 10.

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  13. When adding brackets via CTRL+B,CTRL+B, Windows-based principals (users, groups, etc.) are not correctly bracketed. The brackets are placed around the domain or computer name portion of the principal, instead of the combination of the domain/computer and user/group name.

    For example, if this statement is entered

    ALTER SERVER ROLE sysadmin ADD MEMBER MYDOMAIN\USER

    using CTRL+B,CTRL+B will yield this:

    ALTER SERVER ROLE [sysadmin] ADD MEMBER [MYDOMAIN]\USER

    instead of the correct syntax:

    ALTER SERVER ROLE [sysadmin] ADD MEMBER [MYDOMAIN\USER]

    Would also be helpful if principals from NT AUTHORITY and NT SERVICE could be correctly handled.

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  14. It would be nice if the new Bulk Formatting or Bulk Code Analysis functionality could also target items directly in the database. This would save time because I wouldn't first have to save objects definitions to my computer.

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  15. The below script causes SQL Formatter rules to fail with the error "Script parsing error(s) ... Incorrect syntax near url. ... Failed refactorings: Insert semicolons (Script parsing errors)"

    create database foo;
    go
    
    backup database foo 
        to url = N'https://foocorp.blob.core.windows.net/backups/foo/foo_1.bak';
    go
    
    restore database foo 
        from url = N'https://foocorp.blob.core.windows.net/backups/foo/foo_1.bak';
    go
    

    SSMS Parse (ctrl+F5) reveals that this snippet parses correctly. When replaced with a valid URL target, this syntax also executes without error.

    Please update the semicolon rule and any other necessary rules to handle for backup/restore from URL as a valid formattable syntax.

    (possibly related? https://redgate.uservoice.com/forums/94413-sql-prompt/suggestions/40184173-format-sql-backup-to-url-with-credential-breaks-co)

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  16. It would be great to be able to use the formatter to create an automated table of contents based on some recognized commented pattern. For example, I could begin each section of code with:

    --******
    -- Title of section
    --******

    Then after using the formatter it would see the commented section and add the line number for each section in the beginning of the script. I imagine something similar to MS Word's auto generated table of contents.

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  17. We cannot treat UDF parameter listing/indentation in similar vein to Stored Procedure call formatting. All "Functions", be they UDF or built-in, are lumped into the same four RESTRICTIVE options on the "Function calls" page, and we have no "parentheses style" options for them.

    We need:
    1. Separation by type (UDF vs. Built-in).
    2. Global ==> Parentheses, to apply to UDFs, by our choice.

    Thanks.

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  18. Please can the "Add quotes and commas" action conform to the current active style's Commas setting?

    So if the setting is "Place commas before items", then the action should also place the commas before.

    At the moment, I have to run a Format SQL action after using Add quotes and commas, which is cumbersome.

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  19. When typing a string preceded with 'N' (like N'string value'), when you type the closing quote it gets doubled. Hard to explain, but easy to reproduce. Just type these two statements into SSMS to see the difference:

    SELECT 'Bill' As FirstName
    SELECT N'Bill' As FirstName

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  20. 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.

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