I am running MySQL Workbench 6.3 CE. The following is the default look of the UI:

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I can query the INFORMATION_SCHEMA database, but it is not shown by default under the SCHEMAS section in the navigator panel on the left. Why is this, and how can I get this database to show up on the said panel?


Click on

Edit -> Preferences -> SQL Editor and then check the box "Show Metadata and Internal Schemas"

Click on Refresh icon on the right side of Schemas in the left side bar.

I am using 6.3CE. Older versions may have something similar.

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    @Sabuncu glad it worked out. – Allen King Jul 2 '17 at 15:17
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    You really deserve an extra point for the tip on refreshing the display. Thanks again. – Sabuncu Jul 2 '17 at 15:21

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