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Toad for Oracle 13.1.1 - Getting Started Guide

Welcome to Toad Toad Resources Required Privileges Create and Manage Database Connections Editor Basics Schema Browser Basics Data Grid Basics Work with Data Work with Database Objects Work with Code
Write Statements and Scripts Work with the Query Builder Execute Statements and Scripts Save Statements (SQL Recall) Work with PL/SQL Objects Debug Analyze Code Optimize SQL
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Show/Hide Toolbars

Customize your Toad Environment > Customize Toolbars, Menus and Commands > Show/Hide Toolbars

You can show specific toolbars and hide the other ones to customize your workspace.

To change the toolbars you display

  1. Right-click the toolbar area.
  2. Select the toolbars you want to display, and clear the toolbars you want to hide.

 

Rename Toolbars, Menus or Commands

Customize your Toad Environment > Customize Toolbars, Menus and Commands > Rename Toolbars, Menus or Commands

Toad allows you to rename a toolbar, menu or command as desired.

  1. Right click the toolbar or menu and select Customize toolbars.
  2. Right-click the item that you want to change.

  3. Enter the new name in the Name field. To define a hotkey, include an ampersand (&) before the letter you want to assign as the hotkey.

    Note: These are not the same as Toad shortcut keys, but rather the underlined letter for keyboard navigation.

 

Create New Toolbars, Menus and Commands

Customize your Toad Environment > Customize Toolbars, Menus and Commands > Create New Toolbars, Menus and Commands

If you want to heavily modify an existing toolbar or menu, it may be easier to create your own custom toolbar or menu instead.

To create a custom toolbar or menu

  1. Right-click the toolbar/menu and select Customize toolbars.
  2. Create the new toolbar/menu. Review the following for additional information:
  3. To create this... Complete the following:

    toolbar

    1. Click New.
    2. Enter a name your new toolbar. A blank toolbar displays in the user interface below the existing toolbars.

    menu

    1. Select the Commands tab.
    2. Select New Menu in the Categories field.
    3. Select New Menu in the Commands field and drag it to the menu bar where you want it located. The pointer changes to a vertical I-bar at the menu bar.

      Tip: You can create sub-menus by dragging a new menu into an existing one.

    command
    1. Select the Commands tab in the Customize window.
    2. Drag the command from the Commands field to the toolbar/menu. An I-bar pointer marks where the command will be dropped

 

Add, Reorder and Remove Commands

Customize your Toad Environment > Customize Toolbars, Menus and Commands > Add, Reorder and Remove Commands

You can customize Toad commands to suit your requirements.

  1. Right click the toolbar or menu and select Customize toolbars.
  2. Do any of the following:

    If you want to... Complete the following:

    Change the order of commands

    Drag the item on the toolbar/menu to where you want it. An I-bar pointer marks where the command will be dropped.

    Add commands

    Complete the following:

    1. Select the Commands tab in the Customize window.
    2. Drag the command from the Commands field to the toolbar/menu. An I-bar pointer marks where the command will be dropped.

    Remove a command or menu

    Right-click the item and select Delete.

 

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