SSMSBoost is add-in that adds first-class tools to SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio)
-Locate object: quickly find object located at cursor position in object
explorer. Shortcut: [Ctrl-F2].
-Script object located at cursor position directly from SQL Editor. Shortcut:[F2].
If you select part of the identifier - SSMSBoost will use selection as identifier
(must be done in comments).
-QuickConnection Switch combobox on SSMSBoost toolbar allows you to switch
current connection in SQLEditor window at a glance !
-Preferred connections: "remember" frequently used server/databases
-define connections to different servers/databases in SSMSBoost settings.
-define display name for long server names
-assign color for each connection that will be used in SQLEditor window
-define if SSMSBoost should automatically open empty script window at start-up
-add quickly any database displayed in object explorer to preferred
connections by clicking on it and selecting "Add to preferred connections".
-Track current database in ObjectExplorer: current database will be focused in
-Search for objects using wildcards: SSMSBoost has advanced Object Search dialog
that allows you to use wildcards when searching for objects
-Sometimes you want "Execute to Grid", sometimes "Execute to Text". So:
[F5] - Execute to Grid,
[F6] - Execute to Text
Shortcuts can be redefined -see next feature
-Assign new keyboard shortcuts, change existing shortcuts.
-Define macros with existing commands.
-Auto replacements allow you to write most used SQL commands more quickly. Type
"sel" and press space - it will be replaced by "select * from".
Add your own Auto-replacements !
-Scripting options: redefine standard scripting options. Be careful - you get
full access to all options. Some of them might not work. For experts