Setting General Program Preferences - Teradata SQL Assistant

Teradata® SQL Assistant for Windows User Guide

Teradata SQL Assistant
Release Number
October 2018
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities
  1. Select Tools > Options.
  2. Click the General tab.
  3. Complete the following fields.
    Option Description
    Allow connections to multiple data sources (Query windows)

    Select this box to allow SQL Assistant to connect more than one data source. The Connect icon remains active.

    The default for this setting is cleared.

    Allow multiple queries per connection (Tabs in a query window)

    Allows multiple query tabs to be opened within a Query window.

    With this option selected, the New Query command opens a new tab in the current Query window.

    The default for this setting is selected.

    Print the related SQL when printing an Answerset Select this option to print the SQL statement that is associated with the Answerset to be printed.
    The SQL statement does not display in the Print Preview window but is printed.
    Provide extended support for screen readers

    Select this option if you are visually impaired and you use a screen reader. This causes your screen reader to announce the contents of the Answerset and History cells as you move from one cell to another.

    The default for this setting is cleared.

    Use a separate Answer window for
    • Each Resultset – Opens a new Answer window for each new result set.
    • Each Query – Opens a new Answer window for each new query, but uses tabs within this window if the query returns multiple result sets. This is the default setting.
    • Never – Directs all query results to display in a single tabbed Answer window.
    Application Style This option changes the look and feel of SQL Assistant. Select from Office2000, Office2003, OfficeBlue, OfficeBlack, OfficeSilver, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8. The Office<color> items will imitate Office2010. The default is OfficeBlue.
    Base Font Size Changes the size of the fonts used in the main window and all dialogs. Select between Standard, Larger, and Largest.