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In OpenOffice / LibreOffice I'm used to added :prefixed-parameter-names to my queries.

For example:

SELECT name FROM table1 WHERE id = :id

Is there a similar functionality in MySQL Workbench?

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SET @given_id = 1;
SELECT name FROM table1 WHERE id = @given_id ;
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