SSMS drop column can fail - by will_affinity

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ID 770968 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 11/13/2012 2:30:38 PM
Access Restriction Public


In the Table Designer, when dropping a column you renamed without committing the SSMS will drop a column with the renamed column versus the original column.  SSMS needs to drop the column having the original name, not the last defined by the user, but not committed to the table in Table Designer
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Posted by Sethu Srinivasan on 11/14/2012 at 8:54 AM
Please let us know if you see the same issue with SQL Server data tools . You can download SQL Server data tools from

Sethu Srinivasan [MSFT]
SQL Server