Selecting Tables in Design Editor

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Selecting Tables in Design Editor

Dragging on the Design Editor background creates a marquee which selects all the tables it encloses. The context menu of the Design Editor also contains several options in the Select sub-menu which allow you to select specific sets of tables.

 

 

To select only user tables, do one of the following:

Right-click somewhere in the Design Editor window and choose Select | Select User Tables from the context menu.
Click somewhere in the Design Editor window and press Alt+T.
Select the menu option Design Editor | Select User Tables.

 

 

To select only system tables, do one of the following:

Right-click somewhere in the Design Editor window and choose Select | Select System Tables from the context menu.
Click somewhere in the Design Editor window and press Alt+S.
Select the menu option Design Editor | Select System Tables.

 

 

To select all tables, do one of the following:

Right-click somewhere in the Design Editor window and choose Select | Select All from the context menu.
Click somewhere in the Design Editor window and press Ctrl+A.
Select the menu option Design Editor | Select All.

 

 

To select several individual tables:

Click a table and hold down the Ctrl or Shift key while selecting additional tables.

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