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Improve sqlcmd variables pane in vs project properties by Brett Gerhardi(H)


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Type: Suggestion
ID: 800596
Opened: 9/13/2013 6:50:20 AM
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Currently the SqlCmd variables pane is difficult to work with when you have more than a few variables (the project I have has 70 so far). Please consider implementing the following to this UI

- Allow sorting by variable name
- Allow Autosize of the table grid showing the variables. Currently it is a static size which is a on a large screen
- Saving the order would be nice (not required)
- Arbitrary ordering of variables would be nice (not required)
- Allow Exporting / Importing / Refreshing from external data document (e.g xml). I have a central excel spreadsheet that masters all the cmdsql variables and setting for each environment and this could be used to create the file to import into the project settings.
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Posted by Microsoft on 12/18/2013 at 3:18 PM
Thank you for the suggestion. We agree this is a great feature request but are not able to do it at this time. We will keep this in our list of items to consider for future enhancements.

Thanks,
Jill
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