On Mac, if you use terminal and type
And you get the response
$mysql command not found
open up your editor like vim and save this to your bash profile
$ cd ~
$ vim .bash_profile
Save and restart Finder
In your top toolbar locate the apple icon, and go to force quit and choose Finder
You will then be able to restart Finder which in tern reloads your bash profile and now, you can use mysql as a command
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 2
Server version: 5.6.19 MySQL Community Server (GPL)
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Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.