Release 3.7.2 Visual Studio add-in

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Released: Mar 21, 2014
Updated: Jun 18, 2014 by ErikEJ
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Download the release version (3.7.2) of the Visual Studio add-in for SQL Server Compact 3.5 and 4.0 from here

SQL Server Compact Toolbox 3.7.2 - Visual Guide of new features

New features and enhancements:

The Entity Framework "Generate Database from Model" script now runs without errors if new option in Editor "Ignore DDL errors" is enabled.

Notify of required VS restart after DDEX install

Option to script SQL Server date, datetime2 and datetimeoffset columns as nvarchar rather than datetime added

New Explorer icons

Improved About dialog, with current download counter

Bug fixes:
GetVisualStudioVersion was broken, causing EDMX generation feature to fail if only VS 2012 and not VS 2013 was installed

"Refresh" of tables, incuding refresh after schema changes, was broken

Scripting API improvements:
- improved SQLCE runtime check
- datetimeoffset columns scripted as datetime by default now, not nvarchar()
- sql_variant and hierarchyid handling improved, to avoid getting wrong ordinal for identity and rowid
- sqlite indexes are now always given unique names

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