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

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