8.1 SQL Editor

8.1.1 Main Menu
8.1.2 Toolbar
8.1.3 SQL Query Panel
8.1.4 Sidebar

The SQL Editor can be launched by clicking a connection tile on Home window, or by selecting Database, Connect to Database... from the main menu, or by using the keyboard shortcut Control+U on Windows, or Command+U on Mac OS X. At this point, you will be asked to either select a stored connection or enter the details for a new connection. After a connection has been made to the server, a new tab called SQL Editor (schema) is displayed.

Figure 8.1 SQL Editor

SQL Editor

The SQL Editor user interface, like most MySQL Workbench pages, has these main elements:

The following sections describe each of these elements.