Support of t-sql scripts execution

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    Sergey Smagin (Product manager)
    Hello,

    I agree that this statement might be confusing. Sorry for this confusion. We need to rethink the feature list to avoid it.

    This statement was taken from the feature list of visual query builder (Active Query Builder), which works with SELECT SQL queries only. So this statement relates to the visual query builder only.

    To execute a T-SQL script in FlySpeed SQL Query, hold the Ctrl key and then press F5 (F9) key or click on the Execute (Execute in new window) button on the toolbar.

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    Brett Phipps
    So I just attempted this with a simple script that I run to look up customer ids.  (See example below) After inserting the script the toolbar was still grayed for execute in a new window.  Even after pressing the ctrl key it remained greyed out.  I tried pressing both F5 and F9.  Neither executed the query. 

    If Flyspeed supports t-sql scripts I need more information than this.  I taught myself SQL using DB2 on the mainframe in 1999.  In 2006 I went to a shop that was a SQL server shop.  I taught myself SSMS and learned the little differences with T-sql on my own there.  With Flyspeed, I struggle querying the database at all.  I do not find it intuitive at all. 

    I'm working on a contract project that is almost over.  One of the things we did was create some views of a highly normalized database to make ad hoc reporting a little easier for the business users who had no visibility into their data.

    The business I am supporting on this short term project has had a few copies of flyspeed purchased and given to a few users to for them to use.  But they know NOTHING about SQL or querying.  If I struggle with your tool and can't get it do what I want how do you expect the users to get it?

    They need to be able to execute scripts that developers provide to them so they can learn from that.  But the FTE developers that will be left behind don't have time or the inclination to learn flyspeed, so they want to just give them the scripts they've got.  But they don't work.  Which means your product will never get additional adoption because the first business users will get frustrated and never pick it up.

    USE SFS_TEST
    declare @customerid varchar(15)
    ,@agreementNbr varchar(20)
    ,@Year int


    /*
    select *
    from Customers cu
    where CustomerName like '%Bruns%'
    --*/


    set @agreementNbr = '001-090'
    set @Year = 2014
    select *
    from Customers cu
    where cu.AgreementNbr = @agreementNbr


    set @customerid =
    (select CustomerId
    from Customers cu
    where cu.AgreementNbr = @agreementNbr
    and cu.StatusCode = 'ACTIVE')


    --set @customerid = 388


    /*
    Known customer ids
    ID CustomerName AgreementNbr
    4157 ADAIR CO. R-I 001-090
    4169 VAN-FAR R-I 004-109
    4184 RICH HILL R-IV 007-124
    388 COLUMBIA 93 010-093
    4229 SOUTH CALLAWAY CO. R-II 014-130
    4300 COLE CO. R-V 026-005
    4384 REPUBLIC R-III 039-134
    5159 ST JOHN REGIS SCHOOL 048-457
    4590 ST HENRYS SCHOOL 067-400
    4646 COOTER R-IV 078-004
    4651 ALTENBURG 48 079-078
    4670 BOYS & GIRLS TOWN OF MISSOURI 081-401
    4719 WENTZVILLE R-IV 092-089
    4787 EDGEWOOD CHILDREN'S CENTER 096-520
    4837 HURLEY R-I 104-041
    4849 HOLLISTER R-V 106-005
    5156 ST JOAN OF ARC SCHOOL 115-416
    4908 N W MO STATE UNIVERSITY 118-118


    */
    select 'Customers'
    ,*
    from Customers cu
    where cu.CustomerID = @customerid
    and StatusCode = 'ACTIVE'




    select top 1000 'Applications'
    ,*
    from Applications a
    where a.CustomerID = @customerid
    order by StartDate
    ,VersionNumber


    select top 1000 'ApplicationNSLPDetails'
    ,ad.*
    from Applications a
    cross apply
    (Select *
    from ED_SFS_Reporting.dbo.FN_SelectFinalLeaApplications
    (@year) as finalApp
    where a.ApplicationID = finalApp.ApplicationID) as final
    inner join ApplicationNSLPDetails ad
    on a.ApplicationID = ad.ApplicationID
    where a.CustomerID = @customerid
    order by a.StartDate
    ,a.VersionNumber






    select 'SiteApplications' as SiteApplications
    ,s.SiteNbr
    ,s.SiteName
    ,sa.*
    from SiteApplications sa
    inner join Sites s
    on sa.SiteID = s.SiteID
    where sa.CustomerID = @customerid
    order by SiteNbr
    ,SiteID
    ,StartDate
    ,VersionNumber

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    Brett Phipps
    Let me know if you need a tester for this.
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