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Re: text base scripts in MyWorkbench
Posted by: Mike Lischke
Date: May 08, 2019 12:10AM

Hi John,

looks like you are confusing the script languages. First and foremost: SQL is the language to work with SQL servers like MySQL). A collection of SQL commands is usually named "an SQL script". In addition to that is it possible to automate some processes in MySQL Workbench with another language (Python), for which the application has a scripting shell. However, this scripting is not what you would use to work with a MySQL server.

Instead open a (previously created) connection ( https://dev.mysql.com/doc/workbench/en/wb-home.html ) from the homescreen of MySQL Workbench. This will create an SQL IDE tab for you where you can create any number of SQL editors on a tabbed interface to run your SQL queries. See also the Database Development section ( https://dev.mysql.com/doc/workbench/en/wb-develop.html ) in the documentation, for explanations of the different parts of the SQL IDE.

Mike Lischke, MySQL Developer Tools
Oracle Corporation

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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/08/2019 12:12AM by Mike Lischke.

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