Use the Help menu when you require support, or when you want to help improve MySQL Workbench. This menu has the following items:
Help Index: Opens a window showing a local copy of the MySQL Workbench documentation. Read, search, or print the documentation from this window.
MySQL.com Website: Opens your default browser on the MySQL Web site home page.
Workbench Product Page: Opens your default browser on the MySQL Workbench product page.
System Info: Displays information about your system, which is useful when reporting a bug. For more information, see Section 22.214.171.124.1, “System Info”.
Report a Bug: Opens your default browser to bugs.mysql.com, and automatically fills in several fields such as the Operating System and MySQL Workbench version by passing in additional data via the GET request. The default "Description" requests you to also attach the Workbench log file. For additional information about reporting useful bug reports, see Appendix C, Reporting A Useful MySQL Workbench Bug.
View Reported Bugs: Opens your default browser to see a list of current bugs.
Locate Log Files: Opens up the directory that contains the MySQL Workbench log files.
Show Log File: Opens up the main
MySQL Workbench log file in your default text editor. This file is
Check For Updates: Checks if you are using the current MySQL Workbench version. If you are, then a popup informs you of this. If not, then a prompt asks you to open the MySQL Workbench download page.
About Workbench: Displays the
About window. This also
displays the MySQL Workbench version.
Use the Help, System Info menu item to display information about your system. This item is especially useful for determining your rendering mode. Sample output follows.
MySQL Workbench Community (GPL) for Windows version 6.1.4 revision 11773 build 1454 Configuration Directory: C:\Users\philip\AppData\Roaming\MySQL\Workbench Data Directory: C:\Users\philip\Desktop\MySQL\MySQL Workbench 6.1.4 CE Cairo Version: 1.8.8 OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit CPU: 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 8.0 GiB RAM Active video adapter NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 Installed video RAM: 1024 MB Current video mode: 1920 x 1080 x 4294967296 colors Used bit depth: 32 Driver version: 126.96.36.1999 Installed display drivers: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um Current user language: English (United States)
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