This context-aware menu features general options for changing the view in MySQL Workbench. These options change depending on the current tab, and here are the available View menu items:
Home: Selects the Home window
Panels: Configure which of the three available panels are open. You may also manage this from the GUI using the panel toggle buttons on the top-right side of MySQL Workbench.
Output: Displays the console output.
Select Next Main Tab: Selects the next (moves to the right, and wraps around) MySQL Workbench tab.
Select Next Main Tab: Selects the previous (moves to the left, and wraps around) MySQL Workbench tab.
Windows: A submenu with items that activate (slide open) specific panels. Designated panels include the "Model Navigator", "Catalog", "Layers", "User Datatypes", "Object Descriptions", "Object Properties", and "Undo History".
Zoom 100%: The default level of detail of an EER diagram
Zoom In: Zooms in on an EER diagram.
Zoom Out: Zooms out from an EER diagram.
The ability to zoom in on an EER diagram is also available
using the slider tool in the
Navigator palette. See
Section 7.1.9, “The Model Navigator Panel”.
Set Marker: Bookmarks an object. From the keyboard, select the object you wish to bookmark, then use the key combination Control+Shift and the number of the marker (1 through 9). You may create up to nine markers.
Go To Marker: Returns to a marker. From the keyboard, use the Control key and the number of the marker.
Toggle Grid: Displays grid lines on an EER diagram.
Toggle Page Guides: Toggles Page Guides to help design the EER diagram on a per-page basis.