1

... after I add a column to a table. I've just started using 2008 R2 Management Studio, but I have a few years experience with 2005 Management Studio. Also, I am connecting to a 2005 instance of a database on a remote server.

  1. right-click on a column and select "Modify"
  2. supply new column name and datatype
  3. click "X"
  4. click "Yes" to save
  5. have to right-click -> "Refresh" on table, and then the new column shows up, but the hourglass never goes away! (see image below)

Why is this happening?

Running Win7 32-bit/Management Studio 2008 R2 32-bit. There could be other glitches too, I haven't used it enough yet.

alt text

2
  • My co-worker experiences the same issue on his similar setup PC – JohnB Jul 29 '10 at 19:51
  • Restarting Management Studio makes it go away, but then when I do something else, it comes back again. – JohnB Jul 29 '10 at 19:54
1

It's probably a bug in the software. Submit it to connect.microsoft.com to have the dev team look at it.

3

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.