Configure IntelliSense (SQL Server Management Studio)

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Most Microsoft IntelliSense options are on by default. You can turn off an IntelliSense option and instead invoke it through a menu command or keystroke combination.

Important

Some changes will not take effect in your current editor session. You must open a new Transact-SQL editor session to see the change.

To turn statement completion options off by default

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. Expand Text Editor, expand either All Languages, Transact-SQL, or XML, and then click General.

  3. Clear the check boxes for the Statement completion options that you do not want, and then click OK.

To modify Transact-SQL IntelliSense options

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. Expand Text Editor, expand Transact-SQL, and then click IntelliSense.

  3. Clear the check boxes for the IntelliSense options that you do not want.

  4. To change the script size at which IntelliSense features are disabled, select a size from the Maximum script size list.

  5. To change the casing applied to function names in completion lists, select a casing specification from the Casing for built-in function names list.

  6. Click OK.