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  1. SQL Prompt - More Granular Suggestion. WHERE AND / CASE AND

    Would you add a couple of settings that give users more granular control in formatting SQL Prompt, please?

    In the CASE section, please add a section on how to handle Case AND statements, if we want the AND on a new line or the same line, and where to Align the AND.

    Also, please add a checkbox to align any '=' signs, like CASE WHEN colA = 1 then 1 else. I'd like all = signs to line up when there are multiple WHEN statements.

    Also, Please add a…

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  2. Although used quite often, != is not ANSI compliant for NOT EQUAL. Have an option in SQL PROMPT Code Formatting to automatically replace != with the ANSI compliant <>.

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  3. SQL Complete has a great feature to allow copying the result as html table. I wish this feature was available in RedGate. This is the feature I would use multiple times every day.

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  4. When using a synonym, the alias name generated is based on the synonym orginal table, not in the synonym name.

    So, if I have a synonym named sch1.ShortTableName that maps on AnotherDatabase.sch2.TableWithLongAndComplexName

    If I write

    SELECT * FROM sch1.ShortTableName

    It ends being

    SELECT * FROM sch1.ShortTableName AS twlacn

    It would be good that in case of synonyms, the alias name was based on the synonym name, not on the source object name.

    Or to keep backwards compatibilty, to have a setting that lets us choos either to follow the synonym name or the source object name.

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  5. The new option would allow intending from alias (in alias = expression notation)

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  6. Global formatting options like "Insert Semicolons", "Add brackets to all identifiers" etc should be part of a formatting style, this way changing a formatting style can also quickly switch between these options.
    Currently even after changing a formatting style these options on the screenshot below had to be manually changed one by one, it's inefficient to say the least.

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  7. Allign all equals of a set part in an update statement

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  8. SQL Prompt and SSMS do not have the option to create/remove block comments. This is a serious problem.

    We SQL Prompt users would love the option to add/remove block comments in SQL, between the marks /* and */, because they sometimes serve very different purposes.

    Inline comment options (Ctrl + K, Ctrl + C or Ctrl + K, Ctrl + U) are helpful, but they don't always do exactly what we need. Sometimes they can break things. See below.

    /*
    Sometimes we need block comments that cover multiple lines.
    Like this.
    /
    /
    Or comments where each line begins and…

    6 votes

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  9. Add an Enable checkbox in the Style Sheet | Global | Parenthesis settings.

    When SQL Prompt encounters the 'old style' usage of TOP, without parenthesis, automatically enclose the apparent 'what' in parenthesis.

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  10. 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.

    6 votes

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 2 votes

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  15. I've created a few different style templates and named them accordingly, but when I want to add them as buttons to quickly change between styles, there is just a list of styles with no label so I don't know what any of them are.

    So I have to trawl through and add each of them as a menu button until the one I want appears, which is incredibly frustrating and time consuming! When its on the menu bar as a button, it has the appropriate name rather than just "style" so can this be added to the add button menu…

    3 votes

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  16. I use the Copy as IN clause a lot and think it is one of the most helpful functions in SQL Prompt.

    It would be even better if it could format the IN list according to the Style setting you have selected.

    This is how it is created when right clicking on the function
    ContractsId IN
    (
    234151,
    234321,
    239990,
    228809,
    240808,
    231809,
    240021,
    230876,
    231739,
    239555,
    240972
    )

    If I then use format SQL it changes it to the way I want it, without line brakes for each row but in relation to the other statement.

    It would be…

    5 votes

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  17. There is a general configuration for operators AND/OR. However, for us it is important to distinguish between the different places they are used:

    • JOIN
    • WHERE
    • CASE ...

    Would it be possible to configure the AND/OR options inside each block?

    3 votes

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  18. When making a CREATE TABLE statement, I would like to have the comma at the beginning of the line.
    I've set the lists.placeCommasBeforeItems property to true, but it's not working for the DDL statement.

    So either fix the comma placement option for DDL statements or add an option for it.

    2 votes

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  19. Would it be possible to include the attached menu options in the Style format configuration? It would be very helpful to have it when Formatting SQL instaead of executing it after the Format.
    At least, "Apply Casing Options", "Qualify Object Names" and "Remove Square Brackets".

    2 votes

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  20. We have some comments placed in the code preceeded by one or more TABs. When formatting SQL all these TABs are replaced by one WHITESPACE.
    Is it possible to maiantain these TABs?

    See attached examples.

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