The settings in this section relate to showing query results and error notifications in the Database console.
|Show query results in new tab||
You can select to view query results on individual tabs, or
on one and the same tab.
If the check box is selected, a new tab with the query result will open each time
you run a query (
If this check box is not selected, the same tab is used to show your query results. When you run a query, the information on the tab is updated to show the result, and a new tab doesn't open.
In this case, when you get the result that you want to keep, you can pin the tab to the tool window. The corresponding command can be found in the context menu available for the tab.
|Show error notifications in editor||
If this check box is not selected,
the information about the errors is shown only in the output pane.
If, in addition, you want the error notification bar to appear in the input pane, select the check box.
The error notification bar may be particularly useful when running sequences of SQL statements. If an error occurs in such cases, the error notification bar lets you select how to react.
For more information, see Using the error notification bar.
Custom SQL parameters
Generally, only the question mark (
?) is treated as a parameter in SQL statements.
In this section, you can specify which other characters and their sequences should be treated as parameters,
and in which places.
The pattens for custom SQL parameters are specified by means of regular expressions.
|Use in database console and SQL files||If the check box is selected, the parameter patterns are applied to SQL (in SQL files and the database console).|
|Use in other language string literals||If the check box is selected, the parameter patterns are applied to string literals in the languages other than SQL.|
The parameter patterns are specified using regular expressions.
The patterns available initially have the following meanings:
Use the links to the right of the patterns to limit their usage scope (see Everywhere).
Use (Alt+Insert), (Alt+Delete), (Enter), (Alt+Up) and (Alt+Down) to add, delete, edit and reorder the patterns.
If the Use in other language string literals option is on,
an Everywhere link indicates that a pattern is used everywhere where SQL is injected into a string literal
(see Using Language Injections).
To limit the pattern usage scope, click the link and select the language or languages in which the corresponding pattern should be used. As a result, the link text will change to show the list of the selected languages.
To bring the pattern usage scope back to its "everywhere state", click the link and deselect all the selected items.
Use this section to manage data extractors and their settings.
A data extractor is a named set of settings that define how to convert table data into CSV, TSV and other formats.
Data extractors are applied when table data are copied to the clipboard or saved in a file.
Note that for certain formats (CSV, TSV, HTML and custom formats), it may be useful to define more than one data extractor - each with different settings.
When you select an extractor in the list, you can view and edit the extractor settings in the area to the right.
Use (Alt+Insert), (Alt+Delete), (Alt+Up) and (Alt+Down) to create, delete, and reorder the extractors.
|List of data extractors and examples|
|See an example for:||Initially, each item in the list corresponds to a different target format. Format names are self-explanatory. Below, each of the formats is illustrated with an example. To generate the examples, the following table was used as a source.|
|Comma-separated Values (CSV)||
|Tab-separated Values (TSV)||
|SQL Insert Statements||
|SQL Update Statements||
When generating this example the following settings were used
Value quotation policy: As needed
Initially, there are no custom formats. To add one, click and select Custom-separated Values.
|Title||The name of the extractor. Corresponds to the name of the option in corresponding menus.|
|Include column names||Select this check box if you want the column names to be included.|
|Include row numbers||Select this check box if you want the row numbers to be included.|
For CSV, TSV, HTML and custom formats:
this setting defines how selected range of cells is copied to the clipboard.
If a table is shown transposed, and you copy a range of cells to the clipboard (Ctrl+C), the range is copied transposed (as shown) if the check box is selected, and non-transposed (as in the original table) otherwise.
|Value / line separator||For custom formats: a character or characters to be inserted between the values and at the end of a line (a table row).|
|Line prefix / suffix||For custom formats: a character or characters to be added at the beginning and the end of a line (a table row). The suffix is inserted before the line separator.|
|Value quotation||For custom formats: a character or characters to be added before and after a value.|
|Value quotation policy||
For custom formats: specify conditions for value quotation: