How to connect to a MySQL Database

Liquid XML is a .Net application and uses the .Net connectors for various databases.
In order to connect to MySQL you must first download and install the ADO.NET driver for MySQL.
This can be found on the MySQL web site as part of the 'Download Connector/Net':
After you install the ADO.NET driver for MySQL, you will be able to use the menu option Database->Connect to create a connection to your MySQL database: