SQL Server – How to display line number in Query Editor- SSMS

Displaying line numbers in Query Editor is very useful, when you are working with large queries/module. As it is really annoying to find line number when a syntax error occurs [line numbers in Query Editor is not enabled].

How to enable or disable the display of line numbers in SSMS Query Editor

1. Open SQL Server Management Studio. Go to Tools > Options

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2. In the Options dialog box on the left side panel expand the Text Editor option and expand Transact-SQL. Next select General as shown in the snippet below.

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3. Tick the Line numbers checkbox and click OK.

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4. Now, when a query window is opened Line Numbers will be displayed as below.

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Hope this is helpful !!!!

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