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  1. Currently Tab Colors applies only on the Query tabs. It's much better to
    apply on schema-updating tabs too. Tabs such as Table/View designer or even Red-Gate SQL Source Control tab :)

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    1 comment  ·  Tab coloring  ·  Admin →
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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Thanks for your suggestion Reza!

    We have already implemented this in the latest version of SQL Prompt so if you upgrade then both the table and view designers should have their tabs colored in the same way as queries. If they’re not being colored after upgrading to SQL Prompt 7.2 then you may have hit a bug so please do let me know.

  2. Looks like version 7.3 of SQLPrompt removes all blank lines after the query that it formats. Please change this back or make it optional to delete blank lines at the bottom of the query.

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    0 comments  ·  Format SQL  ·  Admin →
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  3. This is a clarification to an earlier post. (https://redgate.uservoice.com/forums/94413-sql-prompt/suggestions/13543761-enhancement-to-warning-on-delete-and-update-state)

    This is a great idea, but I was surprised by the number of "false positives" I am getting (and yes, I can just mute the messages completely).

    In my case I am doing a lot of updates/deletes on permanent tables with joins to temporary tables or table variables and that limits the update/delete scope.

    Can you add to this feature so that messages will not be emitted if there is a join to a temporary table or table variable?

    For example...
    Update dbo.RealTable
    Set SomeData = tt.SomeData
    From dbo.RealTable…

    6 votes

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    completed  ·  Andrei Rusitoru responded

    This feature was released in version 7.3 of SQL Prompt.

    If there are any missing features please let us know by creating a new suggestion.

    Kind Regards,
    The Prompt Team

  4. Please provide a way to turn off the gutter icon. I do not use it but what DOES happen is that I constantly activate it when I'm selecting and moving around in my sql. It's annoying - extremely.

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Hi Nick,

    This should already be possible in the latest version of SQL Prompt (7.2.4), you can right click on the icon in the gutter and select “Disable actions list”. Alternatively there’s a check box in the SQL Prompt options on the behavior page for “Show actions list for selected test” and unchecking this should also disable the feature. If you have any problems with it still appearing after you’ve disabled it just let me know.

    Thanks,
    Aaron.

  5. The new Execution Warnings functionality to warn of UPDATE or DELETE statements without a WHERE clause is great; however, the warning triggers even when the code is in the definition of a Stored Procedure.

    It would be good then to have advanced functionality to allow for us to be able to select whether to warn on SP definition text, or to turn on the warnings when running against temporary tables.

    3 votes

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    completed  ·  Andrei Rusitoru responded

    This feature was released in version 7.3 of SQL Prompt.

    If there are any missing features please let us know by creating a new suggestion.

    Kind Regards,
    The Prompt Team

  6. Hi!

    It would be nice to have an IntelliSense for the DBCC SHOW_STATISTICS command.

    When typing

    DBCC SHOWSTATISTICS('HashAggregation','WASys00000001_2A8B4280')

    it would be helpfull to get the option of "WITH DENSITY_VECTOR" for example.

    1 vote

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    completed  ·  Andrei Rusitoru responded

    This feature was released in version 7.3 of SQL Prompt.

    If there are any missing features please let us know by creating a new suggestion.

    Kind Regards,
    The Prompt Team

  7. It would be nice if pressing the "d" key did NOT delete a snippet in the Snippet Manager!

    It took me two key strokes to figure out why the program didn't went to the first snippet beginning with a "d" - and now I have to spend time figure out what I have been deleting!!

    Of course, being able to navigate the long list of snippets using only the keyboard would be nice too. But of less importance. Deleting stuff without warning is bad, though!

    1 vote

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    completed  ·  Andrei Rusitoru responded

    This feature was released in version 7.3 of SQL Prompt.

    If there are any missing features please let us know by creating a new suggestion.

    Kind Regards,
    The Prompt Team

  8. When testing stored procs it's sometimes (or often) required to get the inside of the sproc and test it as a plain script. It would be helpful if SQL Prompt had an option to click a sproc and enable the coder to script it as a script with the input variables declared as plain variables at the head of the script (with maybe default values filled in already). It's something similar to taking script code and making it into a sproc but... the other way round :) It would make life easier for many a dev... Thanks!

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    completed  ·  Andrei Rusitoru responded

    This feature was released in version 7.3 of SQL Prompt.

    If there are any missing features please let us know by creating a new suggestion.

    Kind Regards,
    The Prompt Team

  9. This is a great idea, but I was surprised by the number of "false positives" I am getting (and yes, I can just mute the messages completely).

    In my case I am doing a lot of updates/deletes with joins to temporary tables or table variables and that limits the update/delete scope.

    Can you add to this feature so that messages will not be emitted if there is a join to a temporary table or table variable?

    2 votes

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Thanks for your feedback on this feature! We’ve just released a new build of SQL Prompt (7.2.1) which won’t show these warnings when modifying temp tables with aliases.

  10. I have never clicked on a suggestion that results in opening the Microsoft Help window on purpose.

    As an example, if I have a long "IsNull" that takes up multiple lines, a tip box will pop up blocking portions of the query, and no matter where I click, this will pop up and block different portions. Often I will accidentally click the box as I need the cursor to be where the box is, and it will cause the dev environment to become unresponsive while the "Help" window loads.

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    1 comment  ·  Intellisense  ·  Admin →
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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Hi Danny,

    It’s already possible to disable these tooltips in SQL Prompt. If you open up the SQL Prompt options, on the first page it’s under “Show tooltips for: Parameters”.

    Thanks,
    Aaron.

  11. The intellisense box often obscures data in the grid results payne which requires that I hit esc to close suggestions and then retype or ctrl-space to bring it back up.

    Possible solutions:

    1) The main reason is that the box is usually much larger than it needs to be. If it would auto size as needed it would take up much less room.

    2) an optional transparency setting would be much appreciated. Initially draw the box opaque but when the user stops typing, start fading it out a bit slowly because the user may want to see content below. The…

    21 votes

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  12. Sometimes, formatting makes a query less readable, e.g.

    insert table (col1, col2, col3, ....)
    values (1,2,3,...),
    (11,12,13,...),
    ...

    Formatting will put the values on multiple lines if there are enough of them. It's easier to see the data when they are on one line. So how about:

    --#region [optional description] #SQLPromptIgnore
    --anything in here doesn't get formatted
    --#endregion [optional description]

    Not sure what would be best for '#SQLPromptIgnore'

    2 votes

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  13. I love to have the options so that the first line of a stored proc is just the name i.e. create proc spName and the @parms varchar(20) and following would be on additional lines
    So for example

    create proc spName
    @Parm1 int
    ,@Parm2 int

    thanks
    Shannon

    4 votes

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    completed  ·  Andrei Rusitoru responded

    This feature was released in version 8 of SQL Prompt.

    If there are any missing features please let us know by creating a new suggestion.

    Kind Regards,
    The Prompt Team

  14. ALTER DATABASE <DB Name>
    MODIFY FILE (NAME = '', NEWNAME = '')

    1 vote

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Hi Lee,

    Thanks for letting us know about this. NEWNAME is now suggested in SQL Prompt 7.2 which you can download from our website or through Check for Updates in the SQL Prompt menu.

  15. I want to switch between TEAM and PERSONAL styles for Format SQL. It currently takes 8 mouse clicks to achieve this. Could you add a style lookup on the context menu or Red Gate tools menu and apply the style to the current document automatically as soon as it is selected.

    I want my team to be able to work in their personal SQL format, but always save in the TEAM format.

    9 votes

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  16. Correctly qualify the Table Value Constructor.

    I frequently use a TVC to find the Max value among several values on a single row, as with the following:

    ;WITH MyCte AS (SELECT 1 AS a, 2 AS b, 3 AS c)
    SELECT
    MyCte.a,
    MyCte.b,
    MyCte.c,
    HighestNumber = (SELECT MAX(Value.Val) FROM (VALUES (MyCte.a), (MyCte.b), (MyCte.c)) AS Value(Val))
    FROM MyCte

    When I qualify object names within that script, it incorrectly tries to add the 'Value' as a qualifier within the constructor:

    ;WITH MyCte AS (SELECT 1 AS a, 2 AS b, 3 AS c)
    SELECT 
        MyCte.a,
        MyCte.b,
        MyCte.c,
        HighestNumber = (SELECT MAX(Value.Val) FROM
    1 vote

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Thanks for letting us know about this issue. It should now be fixed in the latest build of SQL Prompt (7.1.0.314)

  17. SQLPrompt will take scientific notation, and alias it as 1[e1], 1[e2] and so on.

    1e1
    1e2
    1e3
    1e4
    1e5
    1e6
    1e7
    1e8
    1e9

    1 vote

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    Hi Erik,

    Thanks for letting us know about this issue. It should now be fixed in the latest build of SQL Prompt (7.1.0.314)

  18. Just like in Toad and SSMSBoost, there's a facility to create a script such as INSERT based from the given result grid. This would be handy in generating test data or re-populating tables

    37 votes

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  19. 4 votes

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  20. I have a lot of snippets. It would be great to have a search feature to find the snippet I'm looking for to edit it or see that I have it.

    6 votes

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