Tidying Up Ugly Tab Titles in SSMS

Ever get tired of the ugly looking tabs at the top of SSMS, full of impertinent information? I was recently told of a method to tidy up the info displayed on the tabs, making them more legible:

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Go to Tools > Options

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Then navigate to Text Editor > Editor Tab and Status Bar

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Those options underneath “Tab Text” determine what is displayed on the tab. Here you can set them to be on or off.

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Once you made your changes click “OK” and your tabs are now altered.

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Author: Richie Lee

Full time computer guy, part time runner. Full time Dad, part time blogger. Pokémon Nut. Writer of fractured sentences. Maker of the best damn macaroni cheese you've ever tasted.

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