Where’s the SSIS Dropdown Menu in Visual Studio 2019?

Just the other day, I was whining to communicating with friends on the Microsoft SSIS team about the SSIS dropdown menu in Visual Studio 2019, sharing “The SSIS dropdown menu is missing.” In Visual Studio 2017 (SQL Server Data Tools), the SSIS dropdown menu is prominently displayed alongside other top-level dropdown menu items:

The SSIS menu item moved in Visual Studio 2019 and is now located under the Extensions dropdown menu item:

There’s even some extra navigation in the form of the View submenu. Note: The View submenu option has been there for some time. I did not notice it before.



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