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  1. Formatting a section (selected code block) with CTRL+K, CTRL+Y). This would allow me to highlight a section of a proc and format it to my liking and leave the (abomination) of the proc body untouched.

    3 votes

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    completed  ·  3 comments  ·  Format SQL  ·  Admin →
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  2. Currently, no matter what settings are applied, table names are always placed on a new line, for example:

    SELECT
    ID,
    Thing

    FROM
    TableName

    JOIN
    OtherTableName
    ON blah=moo

    WHERE
    something <> something else

    My personal preference is for:

    SELECT
    ID,
    Thing

    FROM TableName

    JOIN OtherTableName
    ON blah=moo

    WHERE something <> something else

    Please can we have an option to achieve table names on the same line as their action (FROM / JOIN)

    13 votes

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    11 comments  ·  Format SQL  ·  Admin →
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  3. In the T-SQL editor it'd be really good if you could rename variables easily. In VS, if you use Resharper clicking on a variable and hitting F2 allows you to rename that variable and all occurrences of it easily. It even searches strings and comments and offers these as an option

    22 votes

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  4. For any attempt to use Intellisense within a RAISERROR() there is no prompting - list says "No suggestions".

    Sample:
    RAISERROR('Not at 12hrs UTC - time is %s',0,1,@<<Nothing-here>>) WITH NOWAIT

    Also reported as a defect on the SQL Prompt Forum

    2 votes

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    The latest version of Prompt should give you suggestions within a RAISEERROR

  5. Include an option when reformatting SQL to automatically add semicolons at the end of each statement if they are missing.
    While in most cases SQL Server 2005 and 2008 don't require this, the 2008 docs mention that a future version might.
    and it may also be helpful if trying to move code from SQL Server 200x to a dialect which does require them.

    85 votes

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  6. Display the scale and precision (length) of data types like numeric and varchar in pop-up hint windows. This would be a very helpful feature to keep data types consistent throughout a database if one doesn't want to set up a user data type for each and every column that stores data types with additional parameters like, for instance, the scale and precision.

    11 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

  7. SQL Prompt does not recognize the new ROWS | RANGE keyword additions to the OVER clause in SQL Server 2012

    6 votes

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  8. I would like an option to align the type declarations, for example when declaring the columns in a table variable I currently get:
    DECLARE @MyExample TABLE
    (
    MyCol1 INT ,
    MyOtherCol VARCHAR(10)
    )

    Which I would quite like to see laid out as:
    DECLARE @MyExample TABLE
    (
    MyCol1 INT ,
    MyOtherCol VARCHAR(10)
    )

    The same is true for all other places where I'm declaring, so the parameters for a procedure for example

    12 votes

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  9. Don't expand wildcard occurrences within EXISTS clause.
    WHERE EXISTS(SELECT * FROM tab1)
    should not expand to
    WHERE EXISTS(SELECT col1, col2, col3 FROM tab1)

    5 votes

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  10. Need Intellisense for the spatial functions and geography/geometry data types, especially since they are case sensitive, and annoyingly a mixture of upper and lowercase.

    7 votes

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  11. When object names appear in the candidate window for an autocomplete, the schemas are not shown by default. Clicking on the the arrow in the bottom left of the window will show them, but this setting is not remembered so you have to do it each time. Also there's no keyboard shortcut that I can find to do this. Add the ability to set this popup to show the schema names by default.

    7 votes

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  12. In SSMS when accessing a table that is not in the current database (using the three part convention) then no intellisense is coming up for the fields (such as in the where clause)

    1 vote

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    completed  ·  Thomas Walsh responded

    SQL Prompt now supports suggestions from other databases when using the three part convention.

    Kind Regards,

    The Prompt Team

  13. When disabling SQL prompt (or when a trial ends) the default SSMS intellisense is not getting back to work.
    This is especially important since there are a lot areas that the native SSMS intellisense is much better than SQL prompt (I will try to post all of them), so one might try to take advantage of it.

    3 votes

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  14. I would like the ability to get Format SQL to handle my JOIN formatting - I like to have my JOINs look like this:

    SELECT
    (columns)
    FROM
    sys.tables t
    INNER JOIN
    sys.indexes i ON t.OBJECTID = i.objectid

    That is: I want to have my tables being joined lined up with the (intended) table in the FROM clause, and I like to have my JOIN condition on the same line as the joined table.

    Right now, I cannot seem to get this to work - the table name and join condition are always stuck onto the same line as…

    7 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

  15. Please see forum thread http://www.red-gate.com/MessageBoard/viewtopic.php?t=14749

    I ran into what I would consider a serious issue with the Script Object as ALTER feature. A few hours earlier I had changed a stored procedure script and executed the Alter script so the change was now "active".

    A few hours later, within the same SSMS application (but different query window) I used the right-click Script Object option as a shortcut so I didn't have to scroll through a very long list in Object Explorer... Unfortunately it scripted the OLD version of the procedure and not the one changed hours earlier.

    Now, I know…

    2 votes

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    completed  ·  Paul Stephenson responded

    As of SQL Prompt 5.2.8, Script as ALTER will always fetch the script directly from the database.

  16. We use a separate schema (z_audit) to capture data changes from dbo tables as a complete audit trail. The tables in each schema are named the same. Every time I come to the suggestions list, I either take it as read that the top table listed is in the dbo schema, or must click that little arrow at bottom-left to "show schema", involving having to grab the mouse just to expose the schema when we're supposed to be efficiently keying; no mousing involved unless we need to use a different suggestions tab...

    An option that toggles this to OUR preference…

    3 votes

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  17. When the WITH clause is specified in the FROM clause on a JOIN, Format SQL pushes the join condition out to the WITH.
    Like this:
    FROM
    TableA WITH (NOLOCK)
    JOIN TableB WITH (NOLOCK)
    ON TableA.ID = TableB.ID

    I would like it to behave like it does when the WITH is not present

    FROM
    TableA WITH (NOLOCK)
    JOIN TableB WITH (NOLOCK)
    ON TableA.ID = TableB.ID

    7 votes

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  18. If you go
    SELECT * FROM sys.tables AS t
    or
    SELECT * FROM sys.tables AS [t]

    then intellisense will happily carry on working correcly, with t. now showing object members.

    However

    SELECT * FROM sys.tables AS "t"
    and
    SELECT * FROM sys.tables AS 't'

    both cause the intellisense to give up for the rest of the batch. All four identifier markups are valid (for now) and should be treated equally...

    1 vote

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  19. Or maybe an option to disable parsing of statements using CTEs. My keyboard takes seconds to respond when several CTEs are in the script.

    5 votes

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    We’ve just released SQL Prompt 6.1 which shouldn’t slow down typing when CTEs are used

  20. I'd like to enable schema collection when I'm writing code, and disable it when I'm doing adhoc queries. Why: We have 100 identical databases with 1900 tables in each database. When I run a query that pulls data from each database sqlprompt starts collecting schema data from all 100 databases, then it runs out of memory and crashes.

    The "Turn Off Prompting" option does not help.

    example:

    select id,customer from DB1.dbo.orders where date > @d
    union select id,customer from DB2.dbo.orders where date > @d
    ...etc...

    4 votes

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