SQL Schema Diagramming

Posted on 2011-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is there a way to print out or diagram the schema of an existing database. I need to provide the schema to a third party. I found a couple of threads about using enterprise diagrammer but I am using SQL Standard 2005. Is there an easy program to do this with or a query to pull this together. Would rather use a tool as this database has a hundred table and I don't know yet all of the keys.
Question by:circa62
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    You can use SQL Server database diagrams to do this. It comes with Management Studio itself. You can find it under database node in the Object Explorer.

    This is a nice video tutorial

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    I get a warning about needing to change the database owner in order to install this feature. Does changing the owner create issues? Or do I need to look for another method?
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    You must be in the db_owner role to create a diagram. Look at these articles from MSDN

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