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  1. Schema Compare bug Target or Source is unavailable

    Hi!
    When I'm using a connection with Sql Server Authentication without select Remember Password, after restart Visual Studio, when I re-enter the password and click in compare, I receive the error "Target is unavailable" or "Source is unavailable" depending where is my connection.
    If choose Remember Password and then restart Visual Studio, the error disappear. But it's a database with sensitive data and we can't save password for security reasons.
    I have read other forums and this is not a problem with password, but a bug.

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    3 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Support for SSIS projects in Visual Studio 2017

    Support for SSIS projects in Visual Studio 2017

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    2 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Report Data Tab - collapse dataset view default

    When you click on the Datasets within the Report Data tab, all the queries are expanded. Is there a way to set the default view to have all the Datasets collapsed?

    As you can see in the depiction below, the first 2 Datasets are collapsed because I collapsed them manually and the third dataset is expanded which shows all the columns in that Dataset.

    > dsEstimated_W

    > dsActual_V

    > dsActual_V_yearEnd

    - count

    - orgCount

    - year

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  5. Save the Model.bim.layout file formatted rather than as a single line

    The model.bim.layout for Tabular models is currently a single line. When this is updated as part of changes it can never be usefully compared with a diff tool. It would nice to work well with these tools to be able to see the files include newlines / indentation when saved.

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  6. Sql Server Object Explorer filters for database objects.

    Sql Server Object Explorer needs to have filters for database objects. When filters are added they should not be like the filter options

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  7. Chatbot Integration

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351803/chatbot-integration.html
    Hi Team,
    Can we get an option of chatting with an assistant from the tool itself?
    At any point if I have questions like which transformation (SSIS) is best suited for a specific requirement, how to create report from an excel file (SSRS) or any kind of basic tool related questions can be obtained from the assistant just by conversing or asking right question.
    I have a few suggestions around the solution and design to achieve this, in case if it is required. …

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  8. SQL Server Management Studio should maintain selected database when reconnecting to server

    SQL Server Management Studio should maintain selected database when reconnecting to server.

    Let's say I have a server with three databases on it: A, B, and C. I currently have a query open and I have database C selected in the "Available Databases" dropdown. Let's also say my machine sleeps because I've left for the night. When I wake the machine, my server connection has understandably been severed and MS SQL Server Management Studio realizes this and prompts me to re-connect. When I reconnect, SQL Server Management Studio changes the selected database from "C" to "master", forcing me to change…

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  9. Prompt for save location for generated Schema Compare script

    Instead of generating schema compare script in background in VS2017 Community. Promt us to save the file in our desired location.

    I never get the generated schema file in VS DB compare.

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  10. SQL Over Clause

    PLEASE support the Over, Partition by and Order by clauses in the query editor for SSRS reports. This is standard SQL language that should be allowed..

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  11. Remembering "Query Builder" dialog box size

    It would be helpful if the "Query Builder" dialog box opened from the "TableAdapter Configuration Wizard" remembered the size of the last window. It is always too small and needs to be dragged larger each time it is opened.

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  12. Add view execution plans to query execution plan

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351702/add-view-execution-plans-to-query-execution-plan.html
    Currently there is no way to link together or to see execution of a view (or nested views) as part of query if a query based on simple or nested views. That makes very hard to explain how a simple query like SELECT * FROM dbo.view can be very slow. Queries execution plan (in QUERY Store as well) has only query itself. However, view (or nested views even worst) contributes to the slow execution tremendously. As view is executed at the time of…

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  13. Allow "Go to definition" even when there is an error in script

    Currently in SSDT you can not use the "Go to definition" function when there is an error in the script.

    This is annoying because often one needs to see the definition of other objects while writing the script.

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  15. SQL Explorer is very slow - could it be faster?

    The SQL Explorer is VS 17 (Community version in my case) is pretty slow. Browsing the db structure or viewing data is somewhat frustrating.

    I dont think SSMS is this bad.

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  16. Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8

    Updated to Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 today.
    In SSIS you can open Script Task, but if you make any changes to ScriptMain.cs inside Script Task, save and exit, you are prompted with
    'Scripts contained in the package have compilation errors. Do you want to save changes? ' .
    If you click Yes , Visual Studio restarts, your changes are not saved to Script Task. So no way to edit and make changes to SSIS Script Task after update to Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 ,
    I've uninstalled VS 2017 SSDT, then reinstalled VS 2017 SSDT version 15.8, still get…

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  17. Support Lightswitch in Visual Studio 2017

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351607/support-lightswitch-in-visual-studio-2017.html
    Continue support for Lightswitch applications development in VS-2017 and next ones

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  18. Fix the SSRS Query Designer to allow use of DAX variables when referencing SSAS 2017 Tabular Models

    We recently upgraded our Development environment from SSAS 2016 Tabular to SSAS 2017 Tabular. Our client was hoping to make use of object level security available in SSAS 2017. We have many paginated reports with datasets queries written in DAX. We make use of DAX variables whenever possible. Everything worked fine when our data source was SSAS 2016. Now that our data source is SSAS 2017 we get a generic "unexpected error". If we modify our DAX and remove the DAX variable declarations we can get SSDT to recognize our query is valid. We have tried the latest SSDT builds…

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