Does Plan Explorer show the Execution Mode (estimated/actual) in the plan diagram when hovering over an operator? I'm not able to find it. I do see it in the Plan Tree and Top Operations pane.

Below is SSMS where it is shown vs Plan Explorer where it is not.

SSMS Plan Explorer

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It doesn't show it in the plan diagram tooltip but in the plan tree tab, go to column chooser and select estimated and actual execution mode.

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Plan Explorer 19.0 has this feature, along with sexy new icons. Now there is an overlay for BatchMode operations. See Plan Explorer release notes for more details.

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