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Database Connection Clipboard Functions

As an option for quickly creating a database connection from a database name, you can use mouse drag-and-drop and Windows clipboard commands in DataGate Explorer.

To Create a Database Connection with Drag and Drop

  1. Select DataGate Explorer from the DataGate menu. The DataGate Explorer tool window will display.
  2. Expand the Local Database Names node to display the current database names. Select the database name to be used to create the connection.
  3. Click and drag the database name node, and drop on the Connections node. The new connection node is created.
  4. A message box appears, prompting you to confirm the delete operation.

To Create a Database Connection with Copy and Paste Commands

  1. Select DataGate Explorer from the DataGate menu. The DataGate Explorer tool window will display.
  2. Expand the Local Database Names node to display the current database names. Select the database name to be used to create the connection.
  3. Select the Copy command on the Edit menu. Alternatively, right-click the node and select the Copy command on the context menu, or press Ctrl-C on the keyboard.
  4. Select the Connections node.
  5. Select the Paste command on the Edit menu. Alternatively, press Ctrl-V on the keyboard. The new connection node is created.

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