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How to Change Select Top 1000 Rows and Edit Top 200 Rows Default Value in SQL Server Management Studio

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Introduction

Starting SQL Server 2008, SSMS allows you to Select Top 1000 rows and Edit Top 200 rows. However in previous version of SSMS 2005 the only option was to open the entire table. Let us see how to alter select top 1000 rows and edit top 200 rows default value in SSMS.

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Steps to ALTER Select Top 1000 Rows and Edit Top 200 Rows Default Value in SQL Server Management Studio

1. Open SSMS, under Tools, click Options as shown in the snippet below.

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2. To make the necessary changes within the Options Dialog box, Expand SQL Server Object Explorer -> Commands.

3. Specify the new value for Value for Edit Top <n> Rows Command and Specify the Value for Select Top <n> Rows Command. In the below example we have set the value as 50 for both options.

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4. Finally to save the changes click OK to save the changes to SSMS configuration.

5. Once you have made the above mentioned changes right click the table to see the changes as shown in the snippet below.


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Last Updated On: Oct 27, 2010



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