Explore and Document SQL Server Databases

Why waste time documenting databases by hand? dbForge Documenter for SQL Server is a big time saver when it comes to documentation of SQL Server databases. This database documentation tool automatically generates documentation of an entire SQL Server database in a few clicks. The tool includes a wide range of options to customize the generated documentation to meet your specific requirements.

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Feature Highlights

Broad picture of database structure

Documenter extracts an extensive database info including a wide range of SQL object types, their details, and properties, as well as inter-object dependencies and DDL codes.

Broad picture of database structure

Rich customization features

Documenter supports a selection of individual database objects and their properties that will be documented. The tool also contains a rich set of style templates as well as allows changing documentation layout using various Bootstrap themes.

Rich customization features

Formats supported

Documenter creates documentation in HTML, PDF, and Markdown file formats. HTML is suited for databases to be published on the web, and PDF is good for distributing to various systems and devices. Both formats are searchable, which is very convenient especially for large databases.

Supported Formats

Extended properties support

The information about specific database objects is extracted from the extended properties of the objects to which these properties are attributed.

Extended properties support

Searchable documentation

Search across the generated documentation for database objects. As you type the name of a required object in the search field, Documenter highlights the matching text in the object tree. You can also navigate throughout the documentation via build-in hyperlinks.

Searchable documentation

SSMS Integration

Documenter integrates seamlessly with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). Databases may be documented directly from the Object Explorer of your SSMS solution.

SSMS Integration

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