Re: Generating documentation from Oracle database schemas

Subject: Re: Generating documentation from Oracle database schemas
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 07:50:47 -0700 (PDT)

Nathalie Laroche wrote:
> I'm looking for tools that will automatically generate
> documentation (HTML/JavaHelp/whatever) from the schema.

I use DBDesigner for documenting our MySQL schemas:

It claims to work for Oracle too, but I haven't tried it. It's FOSS so
you have nothing to lose. Use the 'reverse engineering' feature to read
in the schema, then use the included HTML plugin to make a nice HTML
listing by table. You can add comments to document each table and

Mike O.

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