Use the Preferences menu to configure MySQL Workbench to your specific needs. This menu is divided sections, as described below:
General Editors: General-purpose editor options, such as SQL parsing options.
SQL Editor: SQL editor related preferences that also includes subsections for the Query Editor, Object Editor, and SQL Execution.
Administration: Tools used by the Administrator functionality.
Modeling: Model related preferences that also includes subsections for Defaults, MySQL (MySQL specific settings), Diagram (EER), and Appearance (model colors and fonts).
Fonts & Colors: Change fonts for tools such as the SQL editor and results grid.
Advanced: Advanced options, including SSH attributes.
Others: Miscellaneous options.
A more detailed discussion of these options follows.