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How to Insert a MD5 Password (or the Result of Any Other MySQL Function) Into a Field with “Navicat for MySQL”

MySQL supports MD5() and some other cool functions that do the math for you and save the result in the table field, but what happens when you already have a database and the table in place and you are using “Navicat”, plus you don’t want to fiddle with raw SQL?

Luckily, Navicat has the so called “Raw Mode” when viewing a table’s rows which allows us to insert data using MySQL expressions/functions.