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SQL Server 2014:  No Locals or Watch Window

Posted on 2016-09-14
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Hi

This is going to seem really, really silly but, when I was upgraded to SQL Server 2014, I seemed to lose the locals and watch windows.  I've googled them and everyone says to go the Debug menu, click on Windows and select from there, but I only have Breakpoints, Output and Immediate.

Can anyone tell me how I can get them back please?

Thanks
Sarah
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Vitor Montalvão earned 500 total points
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Those windows are only available in Debug mode and you can access them by the menu (Debug / Windows) or use the  following short keys:

Watch windows --> CTRL + ALT + W, 1 (or other number if you have more than one watch window)
Locals window --> CTRL + ALT + V, L

Note: Comma means a 2nd key stroke.
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by:Nakul Vachhrajani
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Edit: I would first try the suggestions by Vitor. Try to see if using the keyboard combinations restores the windows.

Original Comment:
Does resetting Window Layout by going to Window -> Reset Window Layout help?
NOTE: Doing so will cause SSMS to "forget" all customization settings that you may have done.
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by:ScuzzyJo
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Thanks to both of you.  Vitor's worked.  It's weird that it doesn't show in the drop down menus though!
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