MSSQL db change identify specification not permit

Error when trying to modified the identity Yes to no  or no to yes

  1. Create a table, one column specified as primary key of integer type.
  2. Save the table.
  3. Open the table, set the primary key to be “Identity Specification = Yes”.
  4. Save the modified table.

Saving changes is not permitted. The changes you have made…. …. or enabled the option Prevent saving changes that require…“, [Cancel] [Save Text File].

The error look like this



In order to Fix

On the Tools menu in Management Studio:

Options… -> Designers and uncheck Prevent saving changes that require table re-creation“.

This is the check box to look for:

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