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SQL Prompt (8th March)

Aaron LAaron L Posts: 596 New member
edited January 26, 2016 8:38AM in SQL Prompt
SQL Prompt - 8th March 2016

This build of SQL Prompt includes:
  • Results grid features
    From the Results grid, you can now:
  • Suggestions improvements
    SQL Prompt now offers suggestions for the following SQL Server 2016 syntax:
    • Row-level security
    • Dynamic data masking
    • Always encrypted
    • Stretch tables
    • System versioning
    • Query store options
    • JSON functions
    The following are also now suggested:
    • Logins
    • Transactions
    • Columns from PIVOT/UNPIVOT clauses (UserVoice)
    Variables are also now suggested in more statements.
  • Highlight matching objects experimental feature (UserVoice)
  • Many other improvements and fixes

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Version history - 8th March
  • Support for SSMS 2016 RC0 / February 2016 preview
  • New SQL 2016 RC0 built-in functions are now suggested: STRING_SPLIT, STRING_ESCAPE and JSON_MODIFY
  • Support ticket 61581: Timestamps are now supported in more localizations when using "Open in Excel" from the Results grid - 3rd March
  • Using "Script as INSERT" from the Results grid now includes the size/scale/precision for more data types
  • Fix for square brackets being added around the exponent when using scientific notation (UserVoice)
  • Fix for column names in table value constructors being incorrectly qualified (UserVoice) - 22nd February
  • Support ticket 59838: The "Specify Values for Template Parameters" form is now shown on completing a snippet if template parameters are used alongside the $SELECTEDTEXT$ snippet placeholder
  • Support ticket 59835: When using "Open in Excel" from the Results grid, dates before 1900 are now exported as strings due to date limitations in Excel
  • SP-5074: Fix for "Input string was not in a correct format" error message being displayed when importing an old options file
  • SP-5706: Fix for a NullReferenceException being thrown with PIVOT/UNPIVOT clauses in some contexts - 9th February
  • Support ticket 59626: Additional property names are now suggested for the SERVERPROPERTY function
  • Support ticket 58618: Suggestions are now offered when connected to a sql server hosted on the Aliyun Cloud platform
  • SP-5695: Wildcards qualified with a table synonym are now expanded correctly (Forum post)
  • SP-5648: Fix for a COM exception being thrown when copying from Results grid if another program has a lock on the clipboard
  • SP-5513: Fix for a WPF exception being thrown if the windir environment variable is incorrectly set
  • SP-5401: Fix for an exception being thrown by tab coloring menu items on the registered servers window after server has been removed
  • SP-5385: Fix for a NullReferenceException occasionally being thrown on shutdown - 26th January
  • Initial release
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