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Automatically complete SQL statements
Review an object's script and description
Improve productivity with snippets
Identify the structure of complex SQL queries
Keep track of all your tabs
Log every executed query
Easily navigate to SQL objects
Check queries in test mode


SQL code auto-complete

Automatically fill in SQL keywords and names

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Auto-complete pick list

Complete SQL fragments, such as JOIN statements or cross-database queries, in a single click

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Qualified object names

Automatically insert the fully qualified object name

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Object definition

View the object’s definition and description inline

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Transparent decryption

Seamlessly work with encrypted objects

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Tooltips for identifiers

View detailed information on SQL identifiers inline

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Pair highlighting

Determine whether the SQL code is formed correctly by highlighting paired elements

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Closing characters auto-insertion

Ensure the number of closing characters matches the number of opening ones with automatic closing character insertion

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Automatic bracketing

Improve SQL identifier visibility by bracketing them automatically

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Keyword formatting

Format auto-completed keywords in upper, lower or proper case

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Go to object

Finds an object from database and highlights it inside the object explorer

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Test mode

Execute queries without affecting a database

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Customizable snippets

Reuse SQL code fragments as snippets and insert context-specific values as needed

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Snippet editing

Save development time by creating your own snippets or editing the predefined ones

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Global aliases

Specify aliases to be filled in for objects from all SQL Server instances and database

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Tab navigation

Keep track of opened and recently closed tabs

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Executed queries

Log information about executed queries

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Code structure viewer

Identify the structure of complex SQL queries at a glance

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Copy results as

Copying all/selected cells from query execution results to clipboard as CSV, HTML, or XML format

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Completion options

Define insertion keys and fine tune auto-complete layout and performance

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Customizable shortcuts

Define custom keyboard shortcuts for commands

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Azure SQL Database V12 full support

Automatically complete keywords, statements, and identifiers in Azure V12

Hints filtering

Filter hints by frequency of usage or with hints numbering

Global aliases on server level

Define and use aliases regardless of the database you are connected on

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Executed queries
Save query as file
Delete history option
Archive executed queries after specified number of executed queries
Code structure
Statement filter
Alias linked server hints support
Executed statement filter
Hints numbering
Global aliases on server level
Filter keywords based on context
Multiple server hints
Object caching
Auto-refresh database object cache
Exclude connection for specific database
Save database cache locally
Tab navigation
Resume work
Close unmodified tabs
Tabs coloring
Snippet variables
Code template variables
"Nested" snippet
Clipboard snippet
SQL Server 2016 CTP3 support
SQL Server Management Studio 2016 CTP3 integration
Visual Studio 2015 integration
Change connection from Object Explorer context menu
Azure SQL Database V12 full support
SQL Server 2016 support
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Software & Database developer

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ApexSQL Redgate®
SQL Server editions
      SQL Server Management Studio
      Visual Studio
      SQL code auto-completion
      Code structure viewer
      Tab navigation
      Locating objects
      Object definition
      Object description
      Test mode
      Executed queries
      Go to object
      Copy query result as
      Code auto-replacements
Free $369

ApexSQL Complete 2014.11.0062

Redgate® SQL Prompt 6.5

Comparison was conducted on July 21, 2015

Redgate® SQL Prompt also includes Refactor. For a comparison of this functionality set click here

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