Subject Re: [ib-support] Include schema documentation in database
Author Martijn Tonies
Yes, you can.

Most tables system tables have a column called RDB$DESCRIPTION - but it's a
text blob field. With FB you can update it directly - see the Language
Reference of InterBase for details on the system tables.

Martijn Tonies
InterBase Workbench - the developer tool for InterBase and Firebird

Upscene Productions

"This is an object-oriented system.
If we change anything, the users object."

> Hi,
> Is it possible to include schema documentation (e.g. a description of
> a table and each column) in the database's system tables? I know of
> course that I could easily create a table on my own, but other
> database systems support a "COMMENT" clause in create/alter table
> statements which stores a description with the column. Is there any
> such feature in Firebird?
> Mirco