For this tutorial, use the
script, which you can find by visiting the
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/ page, selecting the
Docs tab, and looking in the
After downloading the file, extract it to a convenient location.
Open MySQL Workbench and find the Reverse Engineer MySQL
Create Script menu item by first choosing
File and then Import.
Find and import the
This is the script that contains the data definition statements
sakila database. The file filter for
the file open dialog window defaults to
so you should be able to view only files with the
If the file was successfully imported, the application's status
Import MySQL Create Script done. To
view the newly imported script, expand the
Schemata section by double-clicking the arrow on the
left of the
Physical Schemata title bar. Select
the tab labeled sakila.
You may also wish to remove the default schema tab,
mydb. Select this tab, then click the
- button on the upper right in the
Physical Schemata panel.
To view all the objects in the
you may need to expand the Physical Schemata
window. Move the mouse pointer anywhere over the gray area that
defines the lower edge of the Physical
Schemata window. Hold down the right mouse button and
move the mouse to adjust the size of the window.
After you have expanded the window, all the objects in the
sakila database should be visible. Tables
appear at the top followed by views and then routines. There are
no routine groups in this schema, but you should see the
Routine Groups section and an
For a complete description of importing a MySQL create script, see Section 22.214.171.124, “Reverse Engineering Using a Create Script”.