IBConsole Menus and Toolbar

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This page describes the menus and the toolbar that IBConsole offers.

Menus

IBConsole-Menus.png

IBConsole offers the following menus:

Note: Depending on the node that is currently selected and on the state of certain nodes in the Server Tree, some menu items may be disabled or hidden. For example, if the selected node is a connected server node or any child of a connected server node, the Server > Login ... option is disabled.

View Menu

The table below describes the items of this menu:

Item Description

System Data

Show system tables, temporary tables and dependencies in the Multi-Purpose Section.

Highlight Options ...

Open the Syntax Editor Options dialog.

StartHere

Opens the Start Here tab.

DataView

Opens the tab of the currently selected node on the server tree.

Server Menu

The table below describes the items of this menu:

Item Description
Add Server Open the Add Server wizard.
Remove Server Unregister this server from IBConsole. Only available for disconnected servers.
IB Server Manager Open the InterBase Server Manager.
Refresh Server Status Force a refresh of this server.
Login ... Open the Server Login dialog.
Logout Log out of this server.
Add Certificate * Open the Add Certificate dialog.
Remove Certificate * Removes a certificate
Diagnose Connection ... Open the Communication Diagnostics dialog.
User Security ... Open the User Information dialog.
View Logfile ... Open the server log file in a Text Viewer window.
Database Aliases Open the Databases Aliases dialog.
OTW Configuration Open the OTW Configuration wizard.
Revert to DES-CRYPT password digest Change the password digest to DES-CRYPT.
Properties ... Show the server properties.

* Only applies to InterBase servers version 7.x or older.

Tools Menu

The table below describes the items of this menu:

Item Description
License Manager Open the License Manager.
Interactive SQL ... Open the Interactive SQL window.
New Connection Open the Add Database and Connect dialog.
Preferences ... Open the Preferences dialog.
Configure Tools ... Open the Tools dialog.

Windows Menu

Open the Active Windows dialog.

Help Menu

The table below describes the items of this menu:

Item Description
IBConsole Help Opens the offline help for IBConsole.
Quality Portal Opens the InterBase quality portal.
About ... Opens the About Dialog.

Toolbar

The table below explains the actions that you can take with the available toolbar shortcuts:

Icon Shortcut Name Description
IBConsole-Toolbar-AddServer.png Add Server Opens the Add Server wizard.
IBConsole-Toolbar-Removeserver.png Remove Server Un-registers the selected server from IBConsole. Only available for disconnected servers.
IBConsole-Toolbar-ConnectDB.png Connect Database Connects to the selected database using the last known connection information. If no connection information exists, it opens the Database Connect dialog.
IBConsole-Toolbar-DisconnectDB.png Database Disconnect Disconnects from the selected database.
IBConsole-Toolbar-InteractiveSQL.png Interactive SQL Opens the Interactive SQL window.
IBConsole-Toolbar-Performance.png Performance Monitor Opens the Performance Monitor.
Note:
Depending on the node that is currently selected and on the state of certain nodes in the Server Tree, some toolbar shortcuts may be disabled. For example, if the selected node is a connected server node, the Remove an InterBase Server shortcut is disabled.

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