A few days back I read the Workbench Team’s blog and was curious about the printing capabilities of MySQL Workbench Community edition. As we already know by now, it only allows you to print a single page. I needed to review a customer query which had several tables and some complicated relationships, so I decided to take Workbench Community for a spin (I already knew the Standard edition from my previous job) and tested the following steps:
- imported the database after doing a
mysqldump -d(Workbench Community can’t connect to the database to get the schema directly).
- had Workbench rearrange the diagram.
- followed the Workbench Team’s blog instructions to spread it among more pages, since it ended really cramped.
- created a PDF file, which was barely readable on paper.
Here’s where the heavy …[Read more]