Object Descriptions

Database objects descriptions support is an important set of options of the reporting tool.

The program can extract descriptions for most popular database systems: MS SQL Server (MS_Description extended property), Oracle and DB2 (comment), Microsoft Access, etc. The program allows the user to add or modify descriptions in the project file for most important database objects: tables, views, columns, procedures, functions, etc.

To save modified descriptions back to the database the professional version of the tool provides description export tools.

The following chart explains description lifecycle and product's components:

DTM Schema Reporter: object description lifecycle.