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ApexSQL Doc for MySQL FAQ


ApexSQL Doc for MySQL can create documentation in 6 different output formats:

  • CHM format (Compiled help)
  • Linked HTML
  • DOC (Word document 97 - 2003)
  • DOCX (Word document 2007 - 2013)
  • Markdown
  • PDF

Yes. Learn how to customize ApexSQL Doc documentation from How to customize SQL database documentation article. The process of customizing for ApexSQL Doc for MySQL is similar to ApexSQL Doc

Database engine

Yes, when the connection to the server is established, select the desired databases from the database list for documentation

Yes, this can be done. When the database is selected for the documentation, go to the Database objects tab, then from Object type grid from the middle of the screen, select desired database objects for the documentation

Yes. From the home tab, click on the Defaults button. Project default options dialog will appear. In that dialog, you can define your own Project default options

No, if you are already connected to the server, the Refresh button can be used to refresh the connection with the server. This button is in the middle of the right side of the main diagram window

Yes. This can be done in the Custom text tab under the Output options panel. In the Image field, click on the browse for folder, select image file path, then click the Open button. (this can be done only in CHM/HTML output formats)

ApexSQL Doc for MySQL can document the following MySQL database objects:

  • Events
  • Functions
  • Procedures
  • Tables
  • Triggers
  • Users
  • Views

Yes. Go to the Database options tab and uncheck details you don’t need in the final document, or use Option pre-sets for the fast, balanced, or detailed documenting process. To learn more on how to speed up the documentation process, see How to speed up SQL database documentation article

Yes, stored procedures created for replication are included in the documentation