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SSMS Intellisense

Is there a way to edit Intellisense in SSMS (2008 or higher)? When I type certain words, I get a totally undesireable outcome.

Example: I want a CASE statement ... I get CASE_DEFINITION ... and it is annoying. I would like to be able to edit its list and remove CASE_DEFINITION.
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asked Aug 28, 2012 at 04:27 PM in Default

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There's no way that I know to edit this list (it's something people have been requesting for a while).

Honestly, I'd spend the $195 for SQLPrompt from RedGate (http://www.red-gate.com/products/sql-development/sql-prompt/) and turn off Intellisense completely.

*Note: I do not work for, nor are affiliated with RedGate in any capacity

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answered Aug 28, 2012 at 04:51 PM

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That was what I was afraid of ... I would get SQL Prompt if my company was willing to purchase it ... Thanks for the quick response!
Aug 28, 2012 at 04:53 PM tcarnahan
For that price point and the huge productivity gains that SQLPrompt will provide (not just intellisense but the formatting, snippets as well) I think it's worth raiding your bank account for your own license.
Aug 28, 2012 at 05:02 PM SirSQL
I've only worked for Red Gate for 18 months, but I've been using Prompt for years & years. I guarantee, even non-profits can see the benefit of the tool and pay the $195. It's well worth it.
Aug 28, 2012 at 05:06 PM Grant Fritchey ♦♦
SQL Complete ( http://www.devart.com/dbforge/sql/sqlcomplete/editions.html) does the job too: just $79. It's a bargain :)
Aug 29, 2012 at 08:00 AM eghetto
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Atlantis Interactive has created a nice free alternative to SSMS called SQL Everywhere.

I am not sure if the intellisense can be adjusted but it works alot better than SSMS out of the box, so it might suffice for you as is. It is a very good tool for being free and has some nice features in it.

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answered Aug 29, 2012 at 03:42 PM

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