Reverse engineering an existing Database

To reverse engineer an existing database:

1.    Select “File | Reverse Engineer” from the main menu:

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2.    In the “Reverse Engineering” dialog box, select a connection (see Connections Management section) and click on “Next”:

3.    In the next step, select the items to be imported  (Tables, Views, Procedures and Sequences), then click on “Import”:

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4.    In the console below, the process will display a notification regarding the success or failure of the database items import.

 

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5.    Tables and relationships are positioned on the diagram (Standard Edition).

6.    Manually drag and drop tables and/or relationships from the treeview to the diagram (Free Edition).

 

Available in: Free and Standard Editions