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This chapter is filled with the basics of the original "Getting Started" guide, and updated with even more helpful information.
Toad for Oracle provides an intuitive and efficient way for database professionals of all skill and experience levels to perform their jobs with an overall improvement in workflow effectiveness and productivity. With Toad for Oracle you can:
The Toad for Oracle solutions are built for you, by you. Over 10 years of development and feedback from various communities like Toad World have made it the most powerful and functional tool available. With an installed-base of over two million, Toad for Oracle continues to be the “de-facto” standard tool for database development and administration.
This guide will help you to quickly start using Toad by learning basic features and tasks. Toad is a very diverse and powerful tool, hence there are features not covered. Refer to the online help for additional information about Toad, which you can access at any time by pressing F1.
Many Toad for Oracle users access data via Toad to work with it in another environment. Others extensively use the deeply robust features of Toad more fully. Both groups will find their needs met in the logical organization of this guide:
The following topics are not included in the guide. They will be covered in other content:
Meanwhile, please refer to online help and to our award-winning Support team’s knowledge base and to Toad World for instructions on using those features.