New SSMS Features: Click + Drag and Click + Mouse Scroll

on April 7, 2016

The best features are the ones that you use all the time. SQL Server 2016 Management Studio’s bringing improvements in navigating around execution plans.

Click + Mouse Scroll: Zooming!

You can now make your plans bigger and smaller with this combo. It will zoom into the region where you have the mouse.

Click + Drag lets you move the plan

This is really handy for moving right to left.

Click+ Drag and Click + Mouse Scroll

As you can see from the GIF, I’m at Toonces the Driving Cat levels of expertise now, but with a little practice I expect to be navigating better in no time.

Here’s Toonces Now

Click+ Drag and Click + Mouse Scroll