Who Moved My Cheese: SQL Menu
Thu, Oct 17 2013 19:05
Getting a new version of Visual Studio can be fun, especially when there are cool new features. But a new version can also be frustrating when original features are moved or unexpectedly changed.
The first noticeable change is the Visual Studio menu.
Visual Studio 2012 included a SQL menu (shown in red below) that provided access to some of the SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT).
When you first open Visual Studio 2013, the SQL menu is gone:
Well, it's not really gone. It has moved to the Tools menu:
When in doubt … just type it into the Quick Launch bar in the upper right corner:
That will take you directly to the SQL menu options.
For more information on the new Visual Studio 2013 features, check out my upcoming Pluralsight course: Mastering Visual Studio 2013.