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Compare options

This section of the Environment Options dialog allows you to set specific parameters of comparison for each type of database objects.


Compare options

Here you can specify whether to perform Full database or Schema to schema comparing.

In the latter case select Source and Target schemas by clicking the btnEllipsis ellipsis button of the corresponding controls.


Select an object type in the object tree, set a flag to include the object type into the comparison process and define Compare properties in the corresponding group within the Compare Options tab.


The Script generation group allows you to specify whether a specific type of script (CREATE, ALTER, DROP) should be generated for objects of the selected type.


The Select All, Unselect All and Invert Selection buttons are implemented to make options selection easier.


Environment Options - Compare Options




CheckBox Case sensitive comparing

Enable this option to make the comparing process case sensitive.



CheckBox Ignore autogenerated primary key names

Enable this option to consider automatically generated source primary key name and target one to be identical.

CheckBox Analyze renamed objects

This option enables/disables comparing databases object which might have been renamed.



CheckBox Show objects list

If this option is checked the list of all objects is displayed on the next step. If there is no need to check the list of retrieved objects you can uncheck this option to speed up comparison process.


CheckBox Add comments to generated script

Use this option to toggle comments in modification script.



You can also set filtering criteria for objects to be compared. Use the Filter options tab for that purpose. For details see Setting compare options.


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