If you use Tools | tool name to open one of the tools listed below, Toad opens the Pick a Source ... dialog. This dialog allows you to select a source for data and then send the data to the selected tool.
This dialog is useful if you would like to first select the tool to use and then select a connection and data. New users may prefer this method as it presents all the available options for selecting data.
In addition to using the Pick a Source ... dialog, you can also send data directly to the tool from the Object Explorer or a data grid. Both of these workflows are enabled for the following modules.
Note: Publishing to Intelligence Central is available in the Toad Data Point Professional edition only and requires access to a Toad Intelligence Central server.
To use the Pick a Source ... dialog
In the Pick a Source dialog, select a source from among the following tabs:
Note: The list of options presented in this dialog varies depending on the selected tool.
Library—Select to use an existing Toad document in your Library to define the data to use.
After selecting the source for your data, see one of the following for additional instructions based on the selected tool: