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Thank you for taking time to post this issue!
I can confirm that Design option in SSMS Object Explorer is not available for temporal (system-versioned) tables.
Unfortunately, we do not plan to include a fix for this issue in the upcoming release.
We might include it as an improvement in a future release, though.
How important for you is to have this option available for temporal tables?Philip supported this idea ·Philip commented
This feature is still not available in v17.8.1 of SSMS.
This is an important feature to add; to be able to design and modify a system-versioned temporal table in the SSMS visual designer would be extremely helpful, and would reduce the amount of time required to make changes to temporal tables.