Sql Server managment studio 2008 - Intellisense

Hello,

I have a table A made under database db1. i can query the table and can physically see it when looking the list of tables under database db1.
However when i open new query editor for that database and try doing
select * from table A (Intellisense doesnt work).

this query indeed works when i execute it but while writing this query by hand i can see intellisense showing me all tables except my table A.

Is it a microsoft sql server managment issue ?? is there a fix ??
as_coderAsked:
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grzegorzsCommented:
Try to refresh Intellisense cache (ctrl+shift+R in Management Studio).

It's one of the main drawbacks of whole Management Studio - you have to manually refresh tree in Object Explorer and Intellisense cache.

best regards
Grzegorz
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as_coderAuthor Commented:
grzegorzs:

it didnt work ?? :(
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BrandonGalderisiCommented:
Verify...
It's in SQL 2008 compatibility mode?

Next...
I have found that if you alias the table.... (ex. select * from MyTable a) that the alias makes it very easy to filter intellisense and often times makes it much more manageable.
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as_coderAuthor Commented:
how do i verify ?? it is in sql 2008 compatibility mode.
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
How to: View or Change the Compatibility Level of a Database (SQL Server Management Studio)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb933794.aspx
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as_coderAuthor Commented:
well i didnt get my answer yet !!! how can i make sql server 2008 to show my table in intellisense ???
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
Have you verified that your database is in fact set to SQL Server 2008 compatibility level?
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as_coderAuthor Commented:
yes it is set to sql server 2008 compatibility level
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
I suspect this is the problem (from BOL):
Completion lists do not include database objects that are created by using another instance of SQL Server Management Studio after the instance that you are using has connected to the database. To see the objects, disconnect the instance of Management Studio that you are using from the database and reconnect.
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
This comes from the section:
When IntelliSense Is Unavailable
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ks1ka3t6(VS.80).aspx
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
Wrong link.  It should have been:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms173434.aspx
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