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MySQL Management and Administration with Navicat by Gokhan Ozar

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Setting up a connection to the database

At this point, I assume you already have your MySQL server installed, set up, and running as well as Navicat, so that we can get our hands dirty with Navicat right away.

To launch Navicat in Windows 7 and earlier, go to Start menu | All Programs | PremiumSoft and click on the version of Navicat you have installed on your PC.

If you're using a Mac, Navicat should simply be in your Applications folder unless you dragged and dropped it elsewhere from the installer window.

In order to define a new connection, go to the File menu or the Connection button, which is the first icon in the Navicat's main toolbar (or ribbon, as we might call it) and select File | New Connection | MySQL to open up the connection profile ...

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