For example, to use the
testdb database you would enter the following:
After entering the above command you'll see the following result:
USE statement does not return any results. Depending on the client used, some form of notification might be displayed. For example, the
Database changed message shown here is displayed by the
mysql command-line utility upon successful database selection.
In MySQL Query Browser, double-click on any database listed in the Schemata list to use it. You'll not actually see the
USE command being issued, but you will see the database selected and the application title bar will display the name of the selected database.
Remember, you must always
USE a database before you can access any data in it.