Release 3.7 Visual Studio add-in

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Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 0
Change Set: 88256
Released: Jan 6, 2014
Updated: Feb 10, 2014 by ErikEJ
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

Download the release version (3.6) of the Visual Studio add-in for SQL Server Compact 3.5 and 4.0 from here

SQL Server Compact Toolbox 3.7 - Visual Guide of new features

New features:
Add Column/Edit Column via GUI
Add Index via GUI
Add Foreign Key via GUI
Generate EF6 EDMX expanded to VS 2012 and SQL Compact 3.5
Copy database file
Data Only Export to SQL Server (with DBCC CHECKIDENT statements)
New "ALTER column" context menu item
Web based database designer (based on )

Improvements and bug fixes:
All Code Generation menu items in separate menu group
Missing database files indicated in tree view
Server DGML now has table selection
No longer depends on the 3.5 runtime or any DbProviderFactories, requires only either 3.5 or 4.0 in GAC
Each Query opens in new window

BUG: "Upgrade to 4.0" was blocked in Visual Studio 2013
BUG: Not ideal support for Dark Theme in VS 2012/2013 (improved slightly)
BUG: EF6 EDMX codegen with VB was broken

Reviews for this release

Added to VS 2012, no problem. UI is intuitive, "Script as" features are great!
by jaygus on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:37 PM
Before this release this add-in would not allow me to add any connections in VS 2013. This released fixed it. Great job!
by steveferg on Dec 29, 2013 at 8:11 PM