|Document ID: ||5338|
|Subject: ||Automatically Saving Sessions in WinSQL|
|Creation date: ||1/15/20 10:41 AM|
|Last modified on: ||1/15/20 10:50 AM|
Automatically Saving Sessions in WinSQL
WinSQL will remember the values for your existing session in between restarts when Auto-Save sessions is enabled. WinSQL performs following tasks in the background:
- Save queries as well as results of every query page and connection to disk before exiting. Connection data is also saved.
- Saved data is automatically loaded next time you open WinSQL.
- Database connections are automatically established
Limitations Multiple Instances
The saved data for a session is stored in the DataFolder
. If you have multiple instances of WinSQL loaded simultaneously, it will only remember the sessions from the instance that was closed last.
Using Command-Line Arguments
Prior to v14, command-line arguments are not used when the Auto-Save session is enabled.
Starting from v14, WinSQL automatically disables Auto-Save temporarily when a file is opened using command-line arguments. Consider the following example:
WinSQL.exe C:\MyScripts\Sample1.sql -uMyUserId -pMyPassword -dMyServerDSN
In the above example, a user wants to create a shortcut on their Desktop so they can easily open a script file.
Prior to v14, you had to disable Auto-Save sessions in order for the above example to work. Starting from v14, WinSQL will automatically disable Auto-Save sessions temporarily for this particular instance. Keep in mind that WinSQL will NOT save the session when it is terminated.
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