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Save execution plan to another program

Posted on 2007-04-02
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I have a rather large and complex query in SQL Server 2005 which I have to sroll all over the place to view it's execution plan.  Is it possible to save the Execution Plan to another application for viewing other than using screen shots?

Is there a trick?
A third party app?

Help!?!?!
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rboyd56 earned 250 total points
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This may not be what you are looking for but with Profiler you can save the showplan to a well defined XML document.

Just choosse one of teh events under Performance  section (make shure you show all events)
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Although it added an additional step it did answer my question.  Thank you.
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