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  1. I like the option to align assignments in SELECT, UPDATE, etc, but I don't like that the alignment happens after the equals sign. It's much neater and easier to read when each column is aligned with an equals sign for the assignment.

    (It's for this reason we use equals for column aliases rather than AS)

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  2. Currently you get an error if the Object Explorer is not connected to the same server. Seems like SQL Complete could make that connection for us and save that step.

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  3. Code preview when hovering a tab or session in the "Documents Sessions" window. I often have several tabs open at once and they are all called "SQLQuery#.sql" which doesn't help. Allow me to see what code is in the tab by hovering it, or ctrl+tab or like tabing through windows or hovering windows in the taskbar in Windows.

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  4. Add an option group to the formatting profile for the logical operation enclosed in braces. This option group should include the following options:

    Line break before opening brace
    Line break after opening brace
    Line break before closing brace
    Line break after closing brace
    Indent braces
    Indent logical operation
    Format braces around single comparison operation as in logical operations

    Also, make the same options group for the following predicates:
    - EXISTS
    - ALL
    - ANY
    - SOME

    For details, please the Devart forums http://forums.devart.com/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=35030

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  5. When starting visual studio with SQL Complete, it takes 15 seconds more to open Visual studio.

    Maybe you can change to load the data after visual studio is opened? That way the delay is not visible to the user.

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  6. Add a shortcut in the context menu to do a "edit top 200 rows" on a selected SQL sql statement

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  7. when typing an insert statement (as an example), I get the prompt to "Press Tab to paste full INSERT statement". After pressing tab, SQL Complete will put the insert statement in there to the formatting rules specified.

    There are situations where I do that and the insert statement is tabbed over to the right but the full statement pasted is over to the left. Could SQL Complete format it so that the paste is formatted where it should be? It would save me a format document request!

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  8. You already provide an option to align column aliases in a select statement by a table view option in the stack list.

    how about alignment for tables aliases in a JOIN statement

    e.g.

    SELECT *
    FROM dbo.table1 t1
    JOIN dbo.tablexyz2 tx2 ON (tx2.c1 = t1.c1)
    JOIN dbo.table t ON (t.c1 = tx2.c2)

    /*****************************
    ** To This
    ** using _ to simulate spaces
    /*****************************/

    SELECT *
    FROM
    ____dbo.table1 _t1
    JOIN dbo.tablexyz2 tx2 ON (tx2.c1 = t1.c1)
    JOIN dbo.table _
    _t _ON (t.c1 = tx2.c2)

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  9. Exclude columns [v].IDENTITYCOL, [v].$IDENTITY from select when checking the table checkbox on the suggestion popup window

    example:
    SELECT [v].id, [v].name, [v].IDENTITYCOL, [v].$IDENTITY FROM table [v]

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  10. Add a "edit data from query", on the left click, in the query editor, to open the same module as when "Edit top 200 rows" in the table list is selected.

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  11. SQL Complete has an option to do renames within the current script. It would be great to support refactoring (rename) tables/views/procs/functions in dependent views/procs/funtions.

    For instance:

    CREATE TABLE dbo.Test (a INT, b INT, CONSTRAINT [PKdboTest] PRIMARY KEY (a))
    GO

    CREATE VIEW dbo.vwTest
    AS
    SELECT * FROM dbo.Test
    GO

    CREATE PROC dbo.spUpdateTest
    (
    @a int,
    @b int
    )
    as
    UPDATE dbo.Test
    SET b = @b
    WHERE a = @a
    GO

    On a separate screen (or from SSMS object explorer) choose refactor and change table name from "dbo.Test" to "dbo.GoodTableName" and SQL Complete would identify all objects where dbo.Test is…

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  12. SQL Prompt has a fantastic feature that allows selected text to be wrapped up by pressing control + selecting snippet that utilizes the SELECTEDTEXT value. This is great for wrapping up text in "Begin try", "comment blocks" and other selection oriented snippets.

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  13. You already allow a line break before FROM.

    Allows me to specify the number of line breaks.
    in my case i wish to use 2 line breaks after the select list
    i.e.

    SELECT
    Column1
    , Column2
    , Column3

    FROM
    SampleTable AS ST

    WHERE
    ST.Column1 > 1

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  14. I like to have separate options for setting the text case for table aliases and for column aliases.
    Personally I want my table aliases to be in lower case and my column aliases not changed (or starting with initial caps, depending on the project I'm working on).

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  15. SQL Prompt allows quick editing of snippets by typing a variable name wrapped in dollar signs and automatically adds this to the bottom list of variables to edit. This makes editing a snippet very easy, and doesn't require as many steps as the current SQL complete UI for adding custom variables. Consider evaluating using this type of simplified editing experience.

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  16. Today, SQL Complete supports filtering the AutoComplete list by typing the initials of CamelCase identifiers. In Resharper, you can type any sequence of characters from the member you are looking for, and the autocomplete list is filtered by any members which contain the character you typed, as long as they appear in the same order you typed. This makes it easier to find what you are looking for, because it's easier to type parts of words than to remember the exact words and their initials.

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  17. I would like the option to specify that queries under a certain number of characters be formatted to be on a single line. This would also apply to subqueries so that if they are over the specified limit it follows the formatting rules already in place for subqueries but places simple subqueries on a single line.

    So

    SELECT
    *
    FROM
    TABLE
    WHERE
    COL1 = 5;

    would become

    SELECT * FROM TABLE WHERE COL1 = 5;

    and

    SELECT
    COL1,
    COL2,
    COL3,
    COL4,
    CASE WHEN COL5 = 50 THEN 'A' ELSE 'B' END
    FROM
    TABLE
    WHERE
    COL1 IN (
    SELECT
    COLB
    FROM…

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  18. Execute Current Statement is a great feature to test out a statement currently being worked. Sometimes I like to break a statement out to its own query window for further development.
    Copy (or Cut) Current Statement would work just like Execute Current Statement except it would copy (or cut) the statement to clipboard instead of executing it.

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  19. I have another tool I'd prefer to use for formatting, but SQL Complete captures the "ctl-k, ctl-f" clicks, preventing me from using the other tool.

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    Could you please let us know what version of SSMS or VS you are using?

    Please note that in some versions Visual Studio or SSMS you can redefine shortcuts for the commands of dbForge SQL Complete (the command contain ‘SQLComplete’) in the ‘Environment → Keyboard’ section of the ‘Options’ window that can be invoked by selecting ‘Tools → Options’ from the main menu.

    Also, please let us know what tool you prefer for formatting and why you chose it over dbForge SQL Complete.

    You can reply straight to our support system at supportATdevartDOTcom

  20. The suggestions list already has 'BEGIN' and 'ROLLBACK' but does not have 'BEGIN TRAN' and 'ROLLBACK TRAN'. I use these a lot and it would be great if they were added.

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