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MYSQLSHOW(1)						      General Commands Manual						      MYSQLSHOW(1)

mysqlshow - Shows the structure of a mysql database (databases,tables and columns)
shell> mysqlshow [OPTIONS] [database [table [column]]]
mysqlshow [-#|--debug=...] [-?|--help] [-c|--character-sets-dir=...] [-C|--compress] [-h|--host=...] [-i|--status] [-k|--keys] [-p|--password[=...]] [-P|--port=...] [-S|--socket=...] [-u|--user=#] [-V|--version]
-#|--debug=... output debug log. Often this is 'd:t:o,filename` -?|--help display help and exit -c|--character-sets-dir=... Directory where character sets are -C|--compress Use compression in server/client protocol -h|--host=... connect to host -i|--status Shows a lot of extra information about each table -k|--keys show keys for table -p|--password[=...] password to use when connecting to server If password is not given it's asked from the tty. -P|--port=... Port number to use for connection -S|--socket=... Socket file to use for connection -u|--user=# user for login if not current user -V|--version output version information and exit
If last argument contains a shell or SQL wildcard (*,?,% or _) then only what's matched by the wildcard is shown. If no database is given then all matching databases are shown. If no table is given then all matching tables in database are shown If no column is given then all matching columns and columntypes in table are shown
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Ver 1.0, distribution 3.23.29a Michael (Monty) Widenius (, TCX Datakonsult AB ( This software comes with no warranty. Manual page by L. (Kill-9) Pedersen (, Mercurmedia Data Model Architect / system developer (http://www.mer- 19 December 2000 MYSQLSHOW(1)