The object's description is a text that describes the table, column, view, procedure or another object. It can contain purpose, usage definition or another information by system architect or database developers.
The professional version of the schema documenting software supports all stages of the description lifecycle when standard edition allows the user to import comments from database and edition only. There are three stages: import, modification, and export.
As mentioned above the standard edition can import descriptions from the database only. The professional offers three alternative sources:
Any DTM Schema Reporter edition allows the user to modify descriptions for the tables, views, columns, procedures and functions, synonyms. However, only professional edition has an export function. There are three export targets:
The following schema illustrates object description management lifecycle in DTM Schema Reporter