SQL Prompt 10

Installing and running SQL Prompt

To install SQL Prompt, you must have administrator privileges. If you're upgrading from a previous version, the installer does all the preparation for you.

Installing SQL Prompt

When you run the SQL Prompt installer, you can choose to install into Management Studio and/or Visual Studio:

For the list of supported environments, see Requirements.

Running SQL Prompt

Start Management Studio or Visual Studio to begin using SQL Prompt. SQL Prompt features are available from the SQL Prompt menu:

It may be necessary to grant the SQL Server user a number of permissions for SQL Prompt to work correctly. See SQL Server Permissions for more information.

Customizing SQL Prompt

You can customize how SQL Prompt suggests, inserts and formats your code, to match the way you prefer to write queries. To change any of the default settings in SQL Prompt:

On the SQL Prompt menu, select Options.

See Managing SQL Prompt behavior and SQL Code Formatting and Styles.

Activating SQL Prompt

When your trial period expires, you need to enter your serial number to activate the product:

On the SQL Prompt menu, select Help > Enter Serial Number.

Find out more about activation

Uninstalling SQL Prompt

To uninstall SQL Prompt, use the Windows Control Panel item, Add or Remove Programs or Programs and Features.

If the SQL Prompt menu item is not removed from Management Studio or Visual Studio, see Removing SQL Prompt menu item after uninstalling.

Using SQL Prompt in Visual Studio

You can use SQL Prompt in Visual Studio 2015, 2017 and 2019. SQL Prompt only works in Database projects and SQL Server projects.

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