Online Documentation for SQL Manager for SQL server

Using Navigation bar and Toolbar

The Navigation bar and Toolbar provide quick access to tools implemented in Table Editor.


Table Editor - Using Navigation bar



The Navigation bar of Table Editor (in the Edit table mode) allows you to:



iconDB select a database

iconObjects_Table select a table for editing



iconCompile compile the table (if it is being modified)

iconSaveDescription save the table description (if it has been modified)

iconRefresh refresh the content of the active tab

iconPrint print metadata of the table

iconOptions adjust Table Editor options

iconRestoreDefaultSize restore the default size and position of the editor window



iconTools_IndexManagement manage table indexes using Indices Management Wizard

iconServices_UpdateStatistics update table statistics using Statistics Update Wizard

iconTools_TruncateTable truncate data of the table (with the TRUNCATE TABLE statement used)

iconTools_RebuildDependentObjects rebuild the dependent objects (for views only)

iconTools_DependencyTree view the dependency tree for the table

iconObjects_CreateProcedure create a procedure based on the table



iconDBExplorer browse the table subobjects using the Explorer tree


Depending on the current tab selection, the Navigation bar expands to one or more additional panes with tab-specific actions that can be useful for working with the table:



iconObjects_AddField add a new column

iconObjects_EditField edit selected column

iconObjects_DropField drop selected column(s)


Foreign keys

iconObjects_AddFK add a new foreign key

iconObjects_EditFK edit selected foreign key

iconObjects_DropFK drop selected foreign key(s)



iconObjects_AddCheck add a new check

iconObjects_EditCheck edit selected check

iconObjects_DropCheck drop selected check(s)



iconObjects_AddIndex add a new index

iconObjects_EditIndex edit selected index

iconObjects_DropIndex drop selected index(-es)



iconObjects_AddTrigger add a new trigger

iconObjects_EditTrigger edit selected trigger

iconObjects_DropTrigger drop selected trigger(s)


Data Management

iconCommit commit transaction

iconRollback rollback transaction

iconTools_ExportData export data from the table using Export Data Wizard

iconTools_ExportAsSQLScript export data from the table as SQL script using Export as SQL Script Wizard

iconTools_ImportData import data into the table using Import Data Wizard

iconTools_BulkInsert load data into the table using Bulk Insert Wizard



iconSaveToFile save object description to file

iconCopyToClipboard copy description to clipboard



iconSaveToFile save DDL to file

iconTools_SQLEditor open DDL in Query Data



Items of the Navigation bar are also available on the ToolBar of Table Editor. To enable the toolbar, open the Environment Options dialog, proceed to the Windows section there and select RadioButton Toolbar (if you need the toolbar only) or RadioButton Both (if you need both the toolbar and the Navigation bar) in the Bar style for child forms group.