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Display Execution plan on SQL 2008 R2

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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Any idea how to display the actual execution plan on SQL 2008 R2 ? I have clicked the "Include Actual Execution Plan" icon under SQL Management Studio but  can't see any execution plan after running the query.

Attached is the estimated execution plan for a query. Base on the information, does it mean it use index rather than table scan. What will it be displayed if the query use Table scan to retrieve the result ? How can I tell from the execution plan result whether the query is efficient or not.

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