mysqldump -p -u username database_name > dbname.sqlYou will be prompted for a password, type in the password for the username and press Enter. Replace username, password and database_name with your MySQL username, password and database name.
The file dbname.sql now holds a backup of your database and is ready for download to your computer.
To export a single table from your database you would use the following command:
mysqldump -p --user=username database_name tableName > tableName.sqlAgain you would need to replace the username, database and tableName with the correct information.
Once done the table specified would then be saved to your account as tableName.sql