Are there any tools or extensions that all you to live filter database objects inside SQL Server Management Studio's Object Explorer?
Here's what Currently Exists
The Out-of-the-box functionality allows you to filter objects, but is hidden behind a modal which disrupts the user experience. It also requires you to first navigate to the correct scope before applying filters and if you have a typo, you have to restart the whole flow
Similar to Solution Explorer Search live search bar in Visual Studio Solution Explorer Ctrl + ;
Or the Go To finder in Visual Studio Ctrl + ,
The Object Explorer Details page kind of provides this feature:
However, this has three primary drawbacks