- converting the type from int to long or
- changing the column name,
"Saving changes is not permitted. The change you have made requires the following table to be dropped and re-created. You have either made changes to a table that can't be recreated or enabled the option prevent saving changes that require the table to be re-created."
|Error Message from SQL Server Managemet Studio|
This can be fixed by changing some options in SSMS.
TOOLS > OPTIONS > DESIGNERS (in Options window)
Select the "Prevent saving changes that require table re-creation" option.
Now you are good to go. You can make changes to your table without the error message form SSMS.