Online Documentation for SQL Manager for MySQL

Using Navigation bar and Toolbar

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


SQL Editor - Using Navigation bar



The Navigation bar of SQL Editor allows you to:


Database group

iconDB select a database for the query


General group

iconExecute execute the current query

iconQueries_ExplainQuery view estimated query execution plan

iconTools_QB run Visual Query Builder to design the query as a diagram

iconOptions configure SQL Editor within the Tools | SQL Editor page of the Environment Options dialog

iconQueries_ResultsMode switch the results representation mode: on Edit tab or on separate tab

iconShowSQLHelp view MySQL reference

iconRestoreDefaultSize restore the default size and position of the editor window

iconDisableCodeFeatures enables/disables syntax highlight, code completion and code folding


Queries group

iconQueries_AddNewQuery add a new query (note that the current query text will not be lost)

iconQueries_RenameQuery rename the current query

iconQueries_RemoveQuery remove the query

iconQueries_RemoveAllQueries remove all queries from the editor

iconQueries_AddToFavoriteQueries edit the query text using Favorites editor and add the query to the Favorite Queries list


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 queries:


Edit group

iconFindText activate the Find Text dialog

iconLoadFromFile load a query from an *.sql file using the Open SQL File dialog

iconSaveToFile save the query to an *.sql file

iconSaveToFileAs save the query to an *.sql file using the Save as... dialog

iconSaveAll save all queries to an *.sql file


Logs group

iconFindText activate the Find Text dialog

iconSaveToFile save the query log to a file

iconLogs_ClearLog clear logs


Data Management group

iconCommit commit transaction

iconRollback rollback transaction

iconTools_ExportData export the returned dataset using Export Data Wizard

iconTools_ExportAsSQLScript export the returned dataset as SQL Script using the Export as SQL Script wizard

iconTools_SaveDataToFileOnServer save data to a file



Items of the Navigation bar are also available on the ToolBar of SQL 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.