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SQL server 2016 connecting to SQL Management Studio

I am using a SQL Server Management Console and the SQL Server 2016 Evaluation edition trying to connect a local server on Windows 10. I am connecting to an Azure cloud instance cluster because I have ...
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Rename SQLServer instance after rename computer

I have SQL Server 2012 running on Windows Server 2012. I renamed the Windows Server and need to adjust the SQL Server for the new name to get my Maintenance Plans running. When I run Select @@...
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Login analysis service (ssas) using command prompt

I want to login SQL Management Studio (ssms.exe) using command prompt, but want to connect to analysis service server. I tried ssms.exe -S servername -U username -P password in cmd, which connected ...
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Advanced code formatting in MS SQL Management studio

Is there any way to do advanced code formatting in MS SQL Management Studio? I could find only basic settings: I mean something like in Oracle SQL developer: I've also tried searching the ...
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Can't connect to database in SSMS 2017

I used to be able to connect, and now I can't. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling SSMS. I have not changed my antivirus/firewall settings at all. OS: Windows 10 Home TITLE: Connect to Server ...
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How to trigger SQLServer suggestion popupmenu

I have a very big job to do on a very large SQLServer DB, with unusually large table names. Having the popup menu suggesting the names of the tables and such, would really come in handy, but it ...
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Restore Failed for server; Cannot open backup device; The system cannot find the file specified

I am trying to restore a database in sql server management studio in sql 2008 using these steps: Open SQL Management Studio. Right Click on Databases. Choose "Restore Databases..." Enter a "To ...
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SSMS 2017 - How to restore .sql file association?

After installing SQL Server Management Studio 2017 and uninstalling SSMS 2016, Windows 10 shows the "How do you want to open this .sql file" screen every time I try to open a sql file. When I look at ...
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Always encrypt connection from SQL Server Management Tool

I've noticed that the "Encrypt connection" checkbox seems to default to unchecked. Is there a way to default this to being checked?
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how to launch SQL Management Studio with SA auth mode instead of Windows Auth

When ever I launch SQL Management Studio 2014, its connect window opens up with Windows Authentication by default. How do I make it so it should show SA authentication by default?
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How to fix font size issues in management studio

Under my Windows 10 Pro Version 1607 Build 14393.321 i recently ran in into font-size issues inside of management studio (see screenshots below). I am not certain if the cause of the "font-size ...
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SMS slow when connecting to Azure SQL Server

I host 2 databases on Azure SQL Server Db. Two very small 40Mb databases. Very limited access to them. If I look at my DTU, its like 0 peaking at 5%. However when ever I open either of the databases ...
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SQL : Restrict view of tables in database

This is probably a no but, I want to be sure. A client wants to connect to SQL Server 2008 that we host. They will be accessing a table to execute an SSIS package to copy some data they have on their ...
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Disproportionate windows in SQL Server Management Studio

Some windows are of a disproportionate size in SQL SSMS and I need to reset them. They're so big that many of the text boxes overlap each other and practically make it unusable. I have recently ...
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Computer restarts while using Visual Studio 2012

I have Windows 7 Enterprise edition and I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. Whenever I start Visual Studio to work on my project the computer restarts ...
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Can I share registered servers across multiple copies of Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio?

In Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2014, I use Registered Servers to save all my database connections that I use on a daily basis. I am looking to find a way I can save the settings of these ...
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Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio sometimes Sees but other times Fails to See

My computer has the following Software involved. Microsoft Windows 7 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Moreover, I have the following Drive partitions: C: drive ...
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How to install MS SQL Management Srudio for SQL Server 2008?

I have downloade SQLManagementStudio_x86_ENU.exe file, but when I run it, it starts global SQL server 2008 installer where I can't find any signs of Management Studio.
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Copy line numbers from SQL Server Management Studio

In SQL Server Management Studio, I've configured the Text Editor to show the line numbers, like so: I want to move these into a word document for documentation. Right now if I were to highlight this ...
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Copying out color theme background from SQL management studio to Outlook

I have a color theme set in SMS 2012, where the background is dark and some of the syntax is white, when I copy and paste this out into an email (white background) the dark background of management ...
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Assign login to SQL user without login

Environment: SQL Server 2012 Express Edition and Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. All users are local SQL users, NOT Windows authentication. I attached a database file which came from another ...
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Edit sql code instead of clicking buttons

Does SQL Management Studio 2012 allow editing the SQL DDL (data definition language) code directly? If not, how can I view only the SQL code generated by the application?
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Errors during installation SQL Server Management Studio (ssms) on 64-bit Windows7

I have been trying to install SQL Server Management Studio (ssms) on a 64-bit Windows7 for two days now and it just doesn't work. On a otherwise completely clean 64-bit Windows7 system I get the ...
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Floating or vertical results pane in SQL Server Management Studio

I have a multi monitor configuration and would like to be able to have my query editor on one monitor and the results pane on another. Can this be achieved? Either by having the results pane ...
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Loading Files from My User Directory in SQL Server Management Studio 2012 Under Windows 8

I'm in the process of migrating to Windows 8, part of which was to get SQL Server/SQL Server Management Studio 2012 running. I tried to load some sample data from a .bak file for a 2012 compatible ...
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Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio not working after installing .Net Framework 4

Yesterday I installed .Net Framework 4 as it was required by Liquid XML Studio, but just after installing it, My SQL Server Management Studio stopped working. As soon as open the IDE I get package ...
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Why Intellisense doesn't work in SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2? [closed]

I have SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2. I have tried these: Tools->Options->Query Execution->SQL Server->General, make sure “By default, open new queries in SQLCMD mode” is unchecked Go to ...
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SQL Server 2008 Management Studio - Edit Rows with Where clause

There is an option to edit rows in a grid - first 200 by default. In Tools -> Options -> Sql Server Object Explorer, you can set the value for "Edit Top N rows". I have a table with 200000 rows....
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Can I install Microsoft SQL Management Studio by itself?

I installed Visual Studio 2010 on my machine and it installed along with it SQL Server Express 2008. Now I'd like to use the Management Studio, but I can't seem to find it so I assume it doesn't ...
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Cant create table using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express

When I try to add table do database I get window with this error: =================================== Nieokreślony błąd. //that means Unspecified Error (MS Visual Database Tools) ------------------...
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When selecting a recent file from the application context menu in windows 7, the program opens, but does not open the selected file?

What gives? when I mouse over sp_profileColumn.sql and left click; Management studio opens but doesn't load the file?
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SQL Server Management Studio 2005 - Set Default Encoding

Is anybody aware of a way to set the default encoding when saving a file to in SQL Server Management Studio to be ANSI instead of Unicode? Our source control system/diff tools barf when it runs ...
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How do I write a query in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and then use that Query in Excel

I have an Excel file that I want to open up, hit refesh, and it pulls in the data from the SQL server and then I manipulate the data and create some dashboards. I actually have this but I'm pulling ...
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try to attach to a database file but can't browse folder which contains the file

I am trying to attach to database file (*.mdf, *.ldf) that I placed in the same folder as all my other SQL Server databases. I begin the attach by attempting to browse to the folder which contains the ...
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SQL Server Management Studio Color Schemes?

Is there a way to apply color schemes and themes to SQL Server Management Studio? I really enjoy the ones for Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 and would love to have something like that. Color Schemes ...
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Northwind Database

How can I Install Northwind Database in SQL Managment Studio 2008 R2? Specification: Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack3 2002 version
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SQL Server Management Studio Express - include date/time in Results or Messages

In SQL Server Management Studio Express 2005 is it possible to output the date and time that a query completed in the Results or Messages windows? (without having to manually add a SELECT Getdate() ...
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Is it possible to open a SQLite database from within Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio?

Is there a way to open a .db file (SQLite database file) from within Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio? Right now we have a process that will grab the data from a Microsoft SQL Server database ...
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Sql Server Managmenet Studio Alternative - Are there any?

I am looking for lightweight MS SQL Server Managmenet Studio (2005) alternative (open source/freeware is a bonus). Something more like HeidiSQL for MySQL. LINQPad is not an option (although it's ...
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Why does MS SQL Server Management Studio almost freeze up my computer while it restores?

Why does MS SQL Server Management Studio almost freeze up my computer while it restores? It makes it so when I click on the clock it takes seconds for the calendar to open. I don't see why this ...
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Unspecified Error in Sql Server Management Studio

I just started getting an error window with "Unspecified Error" in MS Sql Server Management Studio 2005. I get this when trying to Create a New Table in a DB or Right Click > Design on an existing ...
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How can I add a keyboard shortcut for Find-In-Files in SQL Server Management Studio?

I'd like to make it Ctrl-Shift-F to match Visual Studio. I realize to do that I need to remove that binding from the Query->Save to File item. But, I can't even add ANY shortcut. When I pull up the ...
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SQL Server 2005 Management Studio is Slower than Molasses!

SQL Server Management Studio 2005 is so slow that I often want to use something command-line just so I can move on with my life and quit waiting for the stupid GUI to load. Have you ever run an ...
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SQL Server Linux admin tools

I would like to know if there is sql server tools for linux? eg. tools like sql server enterprise manager.
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Connect to an MS Access Database from SQL Management Studio

I want to connect to an MS Access 2003 DB from SQL Management Studio 2005 so I can run queries on the Access DB from SQL Management Studio.