Toad provides an intuitive and efficient way to write, run, and test your SQL and PL/SQL code. Toad supports efficient code management for a single developer or a whole team of developers.
Tip: Click . to edit the display options, such as the sorting order and alignment.
You can save explain plans automatically in Toad or manually save them as an external file. The first option allows you to compare a current or historic Explain Plan to the saved file in the future.
To save Explain Plans automatically
To save Explain Plans to an external file
Right-click the plan and select Save to XML file or Save image.
Note: To open an XML explain plan, right-click the Explain Plan area and select Load plan from XML.
Toad provides many ways for you to customize the interface to suit your work style and improve your productivity. Most areas of the interface are customizable, from the toolbars and menus, to the grids and workspace itself. You can also set custom defaults for actions, commands, and other tasks that Toad performs for you.