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  1. As SQL Prompt user, I want to be able to perform a qualify object names operation on a directory of views, tables, sprocs, etc.

    Currently, one must open a sql file in SSMS first then run the qualify object names operation on each file. This is extremely time consuming. We are trying to improve our code quality and readabily by following best practices.

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  2. DAX Studio has a splendid feature that I think is missing from SQL Prompt and could be rather easily implemented. In DAX Studio one can switch with one mouse click between putting commas before or after the column names. The "before" option greatly speeds up debugging but such formatting should not be left in production. In prod we want to have commas after the column name. Would it be possible to add a quick action or option to SQL Prompt so that commas are immediately placed at the end or beginning of column names? I know there are formatting styles…

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  3. Allow the FROM, WHERE, GROUP BY, etc. clauses to indent from the select.

    Change
    SELECT Col1,
    Col2
    FROM Tab1
    WHERE a = b

    To

    SELECT Col1,
                  Col2
        FROM Tab1
        WHERE a = b
    
    3 votes

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  4. Before I upgraded to latest version of SQL Prompt, if I had two queries in the same "New Query" window and ran them, I could select either of the two result sets and choose "Open in Excel" to open up the selected result set in Excel. Now it always seems to auto-select the first result set.

    What I'm usually doing here is two related queries. I pick the larger result set, open that in Excel, and then add a new tab to Excel and copy-and-paste the smaller result set to the 2nd tab. Or sometimes I'm doing multiple queries to…

    3 votes

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  5. I would like to be able to specify different script blocks inside a snippet that would work differently based upon the sql server version of the server I am connected to.

    Or.... optionally have a version indicator on the snippet to perform the same thing. Then if two snippets share the same name it would apply the correct one based upon version.

    EX:

    :if $version_major$ >= 13
        CREATE OR ALTER PROCEDURE [$dbo$].[$proc_name$] (@param1 INT) AS BEGIN
            $CURSOR$SELECT @param1
        END
        GO
    :else 
        IF OBJECT_ID('[$dbo$].[$proc_name$]', 'P') IS NULL BEGIN
            EXEC('CREATE PROCEDURE [$dbo$].[$proc_name$] AS BEGIN SELECT 1; END;')
        END 
    
        GO
        ALTER PROCEDURE [$dbo$].[$proc_name$]
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  6. Since there is no listing for SQL Doc requests, I was advised by support to enter this under SQL Prompt. When generating the documentation for stored procedures, functions or views, the "Uses" section only includes objects from the same database where the procedure resides. We have many objects that use tables located in other databases so it would be extremely helpful if SQL Doc could include them in the "Uses" section of the documentation.

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  7. I often find myself in a scenario where I am doing something like:
    1. Mock some data (SQL query)
    2. Perform a front end action as though I'm a user
    3. Check some data (SQL query)
    4. Alter a procedure (SQL query in a different window)
    5. Repeat

    I think it would be nice if I could pin the mock/check queries to a window in the side of the manager so that I could click to run them instead of having to click in them then shift+f5 or whatever. And even more nice not having to have a second editor…

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  8. The below script causes SQL Formatter rules to fail with the error "Script parsing error(s) ... Incorrect syntax near url. ... Failed refactorings: Insert semicolons (Script parsing errors)"

    create database foo;
    go
    
    backup database foo 
        to url = N'https://foocorp.blob.core.windows.net/backups/foo/foo_1.bak';
    go
    
    restore database foo 
        from url = N'https://foocorp.blob.core.windows.net/backups/foo/foo_1.bak';
    go
    

    SSMS Parse (ctrl+F5) reveals that this snippet parses correctly. When replaced with a valid URL target, this syntax also executes without error.

    Please update the semicolon rule and any other necessary rules to handle for backup/restore from URL as a valid formattable syntax.

    (possibly related? https://redgate.uservoice.com/forums/94413-sql-prompt/suggestions/40184173-format-sql-backup-to-url-with-credential-breaks-co)

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  9. Add a new window that compares the output (and speed) of two stored procedures using the same parameters (ignoring parameters that are missing on either side).

    When fixing performance problems or adding new parameters to existing stored procedures, we often need to rewrite large portions.
    After successfully speeding it up, we need to test if the results are still correct.
    One way to do this is to compare the output of the new procedure with the output of the old one using different parameters. This involves storing results in temp tables, sorting them, output to a text file and using…

    2 votes

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  10. It would be nice to have the ability to right-click on a table or stored procedure and generate a C# or VB.NET class from the table structure or stored procedure results that could be used in a development solution.

    3 votes

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  11. I was a bit surprised that SQL Prompt does not Identify and highlight duplicated variable names. Seems like an important omission.

    Please extend the 'Find Unused Variables' to include identifying any duplicated variable names.

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  12. Would love to have the option to have all conditions (AND / OR) aligned (or same indentation) with the ON clause, for example:

    FROM dbo.orders AS o
    JOIN dbo.orderAttributes AS oa
    ~~ON oa.companyID = o.companyID
    ~~AND oa.orderID = o.orderID

    4 votes

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  13. I have set up rules to format as such:

    Select *
    From Employees e Join
    People p On e.PersonID = p.PersonID;

    Each table/view object aligned on a new line. However, when I convert to a "cross join", they don't generate a new line, they concatenate on the same line, like such:

    Select *
    From Employees e Cross Join People p;

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  14. Removing brackets from database names causes VS schema compare to indicate file differences because VS requires database reference variables to be enclosed in brackets. Need an option to exclude removal of brackets from database and server in three and four part names.

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  15. Tab Colors add a great feature to know I am on a production server. It would be improved by being accessibility compliant. In the attached you can see black on red is harder to see than white on red.

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  16. Great improvement (at least for me, but I doubt I am alone with this issue) to connect all tabs on opening SSMS would be to enable to invoke this on click/keyboard shortcut.
    I am working through VPN and every disconnect means I have to close and re-open the app, losing pinned tab status and tab ordering.

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  17. A formatting feature to change syntax between these two forms

    SELECT field1 AS Alias1, field2 AS Alias2 FROM table1

    SELECT Alias1 = field1, Alias2 = field2 FROM table1

    Ideally useable without having to invoke the "Format SQL" command.
    Hopefully selectable as an enabled option within a Format SQL style set.

    I spend a non-trivial amount of time reformatting SQL code for leading/trailing comma placement and alias AS/= placement, this would be a HUGE help

    4 votes

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  18. Qualify object names [Ctrl+B;Ctrl+Q] should also clean up three and four part column references

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  19. Either detect and scrub passwords from tab history, or store the history files securely so they can't be copied by backup software and viewed as plain text on the drive without a password.

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  20. It would be appreciated if you could enhance the SqlPrompt Formatting Styles functionality. I believe this would go in the STATEMENTS >>> Data (DML) section.

    I'd like to continue using the "If there are multiple expressions" item of the "Place GROUP BY / ORDER BY expression on new line" drop-down. But I'd like those expressions to be indented; they presently all left-align to the GROUP BY.

    Also, while you're there, it seems that it would be good to also have add an "If longer than wrap column" option to the above-mentioned drop-down.

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