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When copying from SQL Search, this error message may be displayed:

Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio: Unsaved documents cannot be cut or copied to the clipboard from the Miscellaneous Files project. You must save the unsaved document(s) before cutting or copying them.


To stop this happening:

  1. Close all query windows.
    Alternatively, you can restart SSMS after following these steps. 
  2. Go to Tools -> Options.
  3. Under the Environment section, select Documents.
  4. Deselect the Show Miscellaneous files in Solution Explorer checkbox:
  5. Click OK.

Copy and paste should now work normally when there are unsaved query windows open.

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