Category: SSMS

Tweak your SQL Server Management Studio! Tip #3

Previously on Tweak your SQL Server Management Studio… In Tip #1 I covered how to open a gloriously empty SSMS environment with no pop ups! Tip #2 was all about Registered Servers Today in Tip #3 I want to quickly cover something I use all the time, not just in SSMS.  Keyboard Shortcuts!   It drives me crazy to watch… Read more →

Tweak your SQL Server Management Studio! Tip #2

Previously on Tweak your SQL Server Management Studio… Stop the Popups! I covered how to prevent the connection popup from appearing when you opened SSMS.  In this post I want to show you why I decided to stop those popups in the first place. Registered Servers! What are registered servers?  From BOL Registering a server in SQL Server Management Studio… Read more →

Tweak your SQL Server Management Studio! Tip #1

Popups…  I hate them!  I hate them in my web browser, and I hate them in apps. I’ll confess, sometimes not knowing what you can customize and just working with the default settings can be a great thing.  If you never customize then your experience is always the same out of the box. I used to play video games and… Read more →