August 2010 Blog Posts
Having the SSMS Tools Pack out in the wild enables me to get much “joy” from different bug reports people send me. And let me tell you, people send me back some seriously weird errors. But the most unexpected error message I’ve seen so far was the OverflowException when calling System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader.GetDecimal(Int32 i). It turns out that SQL Server decimal data type is not mapped to the .Net decimal in it’s whole range. .Net decimal type only maps to SQL Server one in the decimal(29, X) range. That means that if you have a decimal column that has...
This is a release that fixes all known bugs. If you encounter any new ones don’t hesitate to report them. :)
The main feature list hasn’t changed.
A few improvements have been made though:
Save SQL Snippets to HTML and/or print them directly from SSMS.
In Window Connection Coloring the server names can now be regular expressions giving you the ability to color multiple servers with the same color.
Here’s a blog from David Levy (Blog|Twitter) about the new window connection coloring using regular expression and why is it really useful to him. Thanx for kind words Dave.
You can download the new version 1.9 here.