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Saving Changes Is Not Permitted On SQL Server 2008 Management Studio. How To Solve?

, 1 Sep 2013 CPOL
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How to solve when saving changes is not permitted on SQL Server 2008 Management Studio
Saving changes is not permitted occurs when doing alter table (table structure is changed):
  1. Change data type on existing columns
  2. Or change allow nulls on existing columns
To allow you to save changes after you alter table, do disable prevent changes:
  1. Open Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008
  2. Click Tools menu options, then click Options 
  3. Select Designers 
  4. Uncheck "prevent saving changes that require table re-creation" option
  5. Click OK
  6. Try to alter your table
  7. Your changes will performed as desired  


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