Comparing SQL 2008 database doesn't sort Object Name column

jfrancionejfrancione Posts: 3
edited December 7, 2009 12:06PM in SQL Compare Previous Versions
When using group by differences comparing a SQL 2008 database, the Object Name isn't subsorting alphabetically with the default sorting of Object Type. Is this an issue with SQL Compare or a setting on my SQL 2008 database?

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  • Brian DonahueBrian Donahue Posts: 6,590 New member
    Hi Jack,

    If I understand the question correctly, the answer is that SQL Compare can't sort on more than one column at a time. You can either sort on object name or type.
  • That is correct. However, it appears the default sort when comparing a SQL 2000 database is by Type and the Object Name is already sorted alphabetically. That's what leads me to believe there might not be a problem with RedGate but maybe with SQL 2008.
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