The MySQL Workbench toolbar is located immediately below the menu bar. Click the tools in the toolbar to perform the following actions:
The new document icon: Creates a new document
The folder icon: Opens a MySQL Workbench file (
The save icon: Saves the current MySQL Workbench project
The right and left arrows: The left arrow performs an “Undo” operation. The right arrow performs a “Redo” operation.
Other tools appear on the toolbar depending upon the context.
When an EER diagram canvas is selected, the following icons appear to the right of the arrow icons:
The toggle grid icon: Turns the grid on and off
The grid icon: Aligns objects on the canvas with the grid
The new EER diagram icon: Creates a new EER diagram tab.
The toolbar also changes depending upon which tool from the vertical toolbar is active. For discussion of these tools, see Section 18.104.22.168, “The Vertical Toolbar”.
Table tool is active, schemata lists,
engine types, and collations appear on the toolbar. The table
properties can be modified using the Properties Editor.
When an object is selected, the object's properties, such as color, can be changed in the Properties Editor.