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Campaign: Editor

Make Toad for MySQL on Windows stable

Make Toad for MySQL stable! For one thing, at least for the past 3 years I used it, there are many situations where if a query takes a long time, and I kill it, Toad goes into this stuck mode where it's in some loop or something and continues to think the query is still running. I end up having to kill Toad and restart it. Meanwhile, the query on the database has been stopped. Other clients aren't quite so flaky, like ...more »

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Campaign: Editor

Global Variables

Have a system wide area for variables that can be used in any script/query. This would allow easy changes to many areas without having to edit many scripts/reports. Even some of the most elegant queries can't do what is sometimes needed. I just would like to tell the system what the value is and be able to switch it easily.

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Campaign: Other

Fix the Open Transaction Dialog

I regularly see a popup about an open transaction, but it has no info about the supposed transaction and it is very unclear as to why it even pops up. I searched for info about it and found a post in the forums from 2010 (http://www.toadworld.com/products/toad-for-sql-server/f/87/t/11277.aspx) that describes exactly what I see so it's been an issue for a long time.

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Campaign: Idea Pond

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Welcome to the Toad for MySQL Idea Pond!


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We are interested in your ideas. And the most popular and reasonable improvement ideas are likely to be addressed in future releases. So get involved. Let us know what you think.

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