CPU usage spikes while using ApexSQL Complete

This article explains about an increased CPU usage issue when working on a large script when the ApexSQL Complete the Syntax error highlighting feature is enabled

CPU usage increases by 50+% as long as the Syntax error highlighting options is enabled in ApexSQL Complete

Since the Syntax error highlighting option is checking objects in a separate thread, additional resources are used. Depending of the size of the script and the time needed to check objects, CPU usage may increase significantly

Affected versions:
ApexSQL Complete 2013.01.0015 and previous

Download version 2013.02 or higher. Implement suggested workaround and described below

We have implemented a feature in version 2013.02 that enables a workaround: the Syntax error highlighting feature can now be enabled or disabled from the ApexSQL Complete menu

We are researching a permanent solution to this error

Implemented in version:
ApexSQL Complete 2013.02.0017