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I have a number of SQL script files in a database project. When I open some of them, the editor includes a toolbar, with options to connect to database, execute the script, etc.

However, when I open some of them, that toolbar is not shown, and there appears to be no way to execute the script.

How can I get that bar to appear?

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A fix that seems to work for me is to change the Build Action to be "None" in the properties for the sql file in question. Close and reopen the file, and voila there is the infamous connection toolbar.

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Thanks, that works! –  Glen Little Oct 5 '12 at 17:08

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