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8.1.8 Table Data Search Tab

Find data across a MySQL connection by using the text search feature on any number of tables and schemas.

From the schema tree, select the tables, schemas, or both to search and then right-click the highlighted items and click Search Data Table from the context menu. The following figure shows the options available in the open Search secondary tab.

Figure 8.12 Table Search Example: Multiple Tables and Schemas

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The search options include:

  • Search for table fields that: "CONTAINS", "Search using =", "Search using LIKE", "Search using REGEXP". These search options are case-insensitive.

  • Max. matches per table: [100]

  • Max. total matches: [1000]

  • Search columns of all types check box: If checked, non-text column type columns are cast to CHAR to perform the matches, otherwise only text types (CHAR, VARCHAR, and TEXT) are searched. This is unchecked by default.


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