Physical Schemata panel of the
MySQL Model page shows the active schemata and
the objects that they contain.
Expand and contract the
section by double-clicking the arrow on the left of the
Physical Schemata title bar. When the
Physical Schemata section is expanded, it
displays all currently loaded schemata.
Each schema shows as a tab. To select a specific schema, click its
tab. When MySQL Workbench is first opened, a default schema,
mydb, is selected. You can start working with
this schema or you can load a new MySQL Workbench Model file (models
There are a variety of ways to add schema to the
Schemata panel. You can open an MWB file, reverse
engineer a MySQL create script, or, if you are using a Commercial
Edition of MySQL Workbench, you can reverse engineer a database by
connecting to a MySQL server.
You can also add a new schema by clicking the
Physical Schemata panel. To remove a schema,
click its tab and use the button found to
the immediate left of the button. To the
left of these buttons are three buttons that control how database
object icons are displayed:
The left button displays database objects as large icons.
The middle button displays small icons in multiple rows.
The right button displays small icons in a single list.
Physical Schemata panel has the following
Each section contains the specified database objects and an icon used for creating additional objects.
Any database objects added to an EER diagram canvas also show up
Physical Schemata section. For
information about adding objects to an EER diagram canvas, see
Section 9.1.2, “EER Diagram Editor”.