SQL Prompt

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  1. Add $Query$ to execute when inserting a snippet

    Add $query$ to SQL prompt that allows you to define a query which get executed and the results pasted in place, optionally formatted as VALUES statement

    I currently have a snippet that runs
    SELECT '(' + CAST(r.RegionId AS VARCHAR(50)) + ',''' + r.RegionDescription + ''',0),'
    FROM retail.Regions r
    WHERE r.ActiveTo > GETDATE()
    ORDER BY r.RegionDescription

    I then copy the output and use the $paste$ place holder in another snippet to paste in

    DECLARE @regions TABLE (RegionId INT, RegionDescription VARCHAR(50), Active bit)
    INSERT @regions (RegionId, RegionDescription, Active)
    VALUES
    --$PASTE$ goes here
    (117,'Anglia',0),
    (119,'Greater Manchester',0),
    (145,'Hampshire',0),

    An improvement would be remove the…

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    • INSERT INTO Wildcard

      When doing an INSERT INTO it would be nice if you could type INSERT INTO TableName (*) then if you tabbed after the * it would expand out all the columns for that table.

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