Online Documentation for SQL Manager for SQL server

DB Explorer

General options


CheckBox Show hosts in DB Explorer

Shows/hides database hosts in the DB Explorer tree.


CheckBox Show table subobjects

Shows/hides table subobjects (fields, indexes, etc.) in the DB Explorer tree.


CheckBox Sort by aliases

Use this option to apply sorting registered hosts and databases by their aliases in the DB Explorer tree.


CheckBox Rename objects by editing in place

Allows you to edit object names in DB Explorer by selecting any object and clicking its alias one more time.


CheckBox Refresh objects on showing in SQL Assistant

This option enables/disables refreshing objects each time they are displayed in SQL Assistant.


CheckBox Search by categories

This option determines the search scope when the Find Item feature is used: if this option is selected, the search is performed within the currently selected category (node in the tree) only.


CheckBox Don't search in collapsed nodes

Enable the option to search within the expanded nodes only.


CheckBox Auto expand navigation pane

If this option is checked, the list of navigation tabs in DB Explorer is expanded automatically on program launch.


CheckBox Show hint

Check this option to enable popup hints with general information for databases in DB Explorer.


CheckBox Hide empty schemas

This option allows you to specify whether schemas containing no objects will be displayed in the DB Explorer tree.


Environment Options - Tools - DB Explorer



Recent objects count

Defines the number of objects displayed within the Recent menu of the DB Explorer.


Table details in SQL Assistant

These options switch the SQL Assistant mode for displaying table details (fields, Foreign keys, checks, indexes, triggers, table info, definition or description).


Expand on connection

This group of options allows you to specify the node(s) indicating type(s) of objects that will be expanded within DB Explorer upon successful connection to the database.



See also:

Database Explorer