Recognizing and setting of NULL values in table editor

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Within the "Database Tools and SQL" plugin of PyCharm I opened a table in the editor, so all columns and rows are shown in a spreadsheet like way. Unfortunately, cells with the value NULL look exactly the same as cells with an empty string. And when editing these cells, I can enter arbitrary values, yet I cannot explicitly set the value to NULL. I couldn't find any option to alter this behavior in the Tools → Database → Data Views preference pane.

How can I work with NULL values?

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On nullable columns there is 'Set NULL' action available from the context menu:

If you are working with dates in MySQL, please see DataGrip FAQ for the MySQL shows NULL instead of '0000-00-00 00:00:00' in datetime field. Why? question.

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