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  1. Could we have a check box to allow us to have the semi colon as one of the insertion keys (Main->Behaviour)?

    It's not as common as the other keys there but when I'm about to finish a script I can't just hit the semi colon key.

    12 votes

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  2. I would like an additional option for the Inserted code > Qualification tab:

    Qualify column names with table aliases only.

    Most times I want to assign a table alias and use it when adding columns, however if I forget to assign a table alias or remove it, I don't want a fully qualified table name when using the Qualify column names with table name option.

    I would like the option to qualify with both table names and table aliases or just table aliases and NOT table names.

    16 votes

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  3. When writing a query that joins to several tables, the Join Clause only seems to look at the previos table to determine what columns can be used to join on. For example, when typing out the following query:
    SELECT * FROM [dbo].[employee] AS E
    INNER JOIN [dbo].[Department] AS D
    ON [E].[DepartmentID] = [D].[DepartmentID]
    INNER JOIN [dbo].[Position] AS P
    ON ...

    When I look at the options for the ON clause for the join to Position, it doesn't include any columns being joined back to the Employee table. It would be nice if the suggestions would include at least any foreign…

    41 votes

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    We’ve released SQL Prompt 6 which includes all tables in a join clause.

  4. When I write a join statement I put the last table that I am joining to the other tables on the left side of a join clause. For example:
    SELECT *
    FROM tblOrder o
    INNER JOIN tblIOrder_Detail d
    ON d.OrderID = o.OrderID
    The auto-generated join clause would be "ON o.OrderID = d.OrderID". It would be nice if it was possible to customize this behaviour to choose which side there will be each table/alias on.

    Thanks

    27 votes

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    We’ve released SQL Prompt 6 which includes an option to swap the order of columns in join clauses.

  5. Can not use SQL prompt to layout XML data type functions, for example this statement:

    SELECT(SELECT 1 Col
    FOR XML PATH(''), TYPE).value('.', 'VARCHAR(MAX)')

    3 votes

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  6. after typing select and adding table name the popup box that shows the table summary (column names and their types); if these rows(column names) be clickable, select columns could be filled from that list instead of typing.

    3 votes

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  7. I frequently need to work on longer procedure or scripts, and the longer the script gets Sql Prompt gets more and more bogged down, to the point I just turn it off. It would be nice to be able to toggle it from the toolbar rather than open the options to un-check 'Use SQL Prompt'

    6 votes

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  8. Allow alignment of column aliases in a Select statement.

    22 votes

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  9. The object text exists as normal for CLR functions (or at least enough for provide auto suggest on object name and number of params and types), therefore please can function which are backed by CLR be available in the suggestion list

    47 votes

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  10. Moving commas from "end" to "start" or vice-versa is buggy when comments exist after each column or parameter. This is an issue regardless of the type of statement (SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, CREATE TABLE/VIEW/FUNCTION/STORED PROCEDURE, etc).

    Here is my original SP with commas at "end" followed by comments (hyphens are used for indentation due to HTML formating issues):
    CREATE PROCEDURE dbo.MyProcedure
    ---- @Param1 int, --Param1 comments
    ---- @Param2 int, --Param2 comments
    ---- @Param3 int --Param3 comments
    AS
    BEGIN
    ---- SELECT Col1 , --Col1 comments
    ---- ---- Col2 , --Col2 comments
    ---- ---- Col3 --Col3 comments
    ---- FROM MyTable
    ---- RETURN
    END…

    16 votes

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  11. The auto-generated INSERT statement BADLY MISALIGNS data when "Place commas at start" is enabled. I've listed all the settings to reproduce the issue at the end of this post.

    The comma and associated info are on a separate line (almost useless - Worse when I need to delete some of the columns). See this example (generated by SQL Prompt Pro 5.1 - hyphens represent tabs due to HTML limitations):

    INSERT INTO dbo.Test
    ---- (FirstName
    ---- , LastName
    ---- , LocationAddress
    ---- , LocationCity
    ---- , LocationState
    ---- , LocationZip)
    VALUES (''
    ---- , -- FirstName - varchar(100)
    ---- ''
    ----…

    11 votes

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  12. If I had the table [Address] that had the columns StreetAddress1, StreetAddress2, City, State and ZipCode defined and the following existing code was formatted:

    SELECT streetaddress1,
    streetaddress2,
    CITY,
    zipcode
    FROM [address]

    I would like to see SQL Prompt match the case of the underlying object such that the results after formatting would be:

    SELECT StreetAddress1,
    StreetAddress2,
    City,
    ZipCode
    FROM [Address]

    This should apply to all underlying objects (procedures [name and parameters], tables [columns, index names (used in hints), etc., functions and views; and anything else I forgot). It should also apply to variables defined within a procedure (e.g. DECLARE @MyValue…

    63 votes

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  13. I would like to see additional placeholders for the snippet manager. For example $DBNAME$, $SERVER$, $PASTE$ (already suggested). A format option for $DATE$ and $TIME$ would also be nice (e.g. $DATE(mm/dd/yyyy)$ $TIME(hh:mm:ss24/hh:mm:ssA/hh:mm)$, etc.).

    39 votes

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    completed  ·  Aaron Law responded

    We’ve released SQL Prompt 6 which includes several new placeholders.

  14. I wish there where a shortcut/command to change a statement like

    INSERT INTO Mytable(Id,Code,Label) VALUES (@Id,@Code,@Label)

    in

    UPDATE MyTable
    SET Id=@Id, Code=@Code, Label =@Label

    Even if it looks trivial on this statement, doing it with a table with 10+ Columns might be cumbersome.

    79 votes

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  15. In the result window, right click and select all and have an option to export selection to Excel (new spreadsheet) or to an open spreadsheet at the current location.

    3 votes

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  16. Highlight the invalid objects within the Alter script(s)

    7 votes

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  17. In Visual Studio 2010, when I type in a function name and then the open paranthesis, I'm shown some intellisense that tells me what type of parameters I need to type in. For example, if I type (using VB.Net) "Dim da as Date=DateAdd(", it tells me the first paramter is "Interval as Microsoft.VisualBasic.Interval", and so forth. It would be nice if SQL Prompt did this for built-in (or even user created) functions, e.g. the DATEADD SQL function. I can never remember exactly the parameter sequence of that function, and it would be nice if SQL Prompt showed me like VS…

    12 votes

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    completed  ·  Paul Stephenson responded

    SQL Prompt already did this, but there was a bug with certain built-in functions, including DATEADD(), that prevented the tooltip from appearing. This is now fixed in SQL Prompt 5.2.

  18. When saving results from the grid in SSMS the only option is to csv. It doesn't include headers and if your data has commas in it, the csv file becomes formatted incorrectly. An option to go to excel, or a tab delimited txt file, or choosing the delimiter would be useful.

    1 vote

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  19. Really like snippets, but sometimes I'd prefer to add a snippet by looking through the list of those available.

    Snippet shortcuts work well for things I do all the time, but I'd like to be able to use it as a repository for useful sql, and would therefore like a different way to insert, ie, via right click menu or even from the menu bar.

    10 votes

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    completed  ·  Thomas Walsh responded

    We’ve made several improvements to snippets including new insertion options.

    You can get the latest version of SQL Prompt from https://www.red-gate.com/products/sql-development/sql-prompt/.

    Here is the documentation for how to insert snippets using the various available methods: https://documentation.red-gate.com/sp9/speeding-up-your-queries/inserting-snippets

    If there is something missing please let us know by opening a new suggestion.

    Kind regards,

    The Prompt Team

  20. A wildcard search when
    select * from <tablename> now we only see table names starting with the key, but it would be very nice to have the exist in it as well.
    so tra -> will result in traffic but also mytraffic

    3 votes

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