General User Interface Elements

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure SQL Managed Instance yesAzure Synapse Analytics yesAnalytics Platform System (PDW)

The Editor, the Properties window, and the Toolbox are some of the basic elements of Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.

In This Section

About Dialog Box
Describes the dialog box that provides information about SQL Server Management Studio and about the computer that it is running on.

SQL Server Management Studio Web Browser
Describes how SQL Server Management Studio hosts a Web browser in a document window.

External Tools Dialog Box
Allows you to add tools to the Tools menu that are not part of SQL Server Management Studio.

Properties Window (Management Studio)
Allows you to view properties and events of selected objects that are located in editors and designers. Also allows you to edit and view the properties of files, projects, and solutions. Some properties can be edited in the Properties window.

Use the Toolbox
Explains how to manipulate and use the Toolbox to add controls to your project's designers. For example, you use the Toolbox to add steps to a Maintenance task.