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9.1.1 Model Editor

When the Model Editor is executed from the home screen, MySQL Workbench displays the MySQL Model page. The MySQL Model page has three main panels, as shown in the following figure: Description Editor, User Types List/History panel, and Model Overview.

Figure 9.1 The MySQL Model Page

Content is described in the surrounding text.

The Description Editor and User Types List/History panel are contained within the sidebar. The sidebar can be relocated using a setting in the Workbench Preferences dialog.

The Model Overview panel includes the following sections:

  • EER Diagrams

  • Physical Schemata

  • Schema Privileges

  • SQL Scripts

  • Model Notes

For each of these sections, add objects to a project by clicking the appropriate add-object icon. You may also rename, edit, cut, copy, or delete objects on this page by right-clicking to open a context menu.

The following sections further discuss the MySQL Model page.