Database Documentation Made Easy

Document! X is a combination of an automated Database Documentation Tool and a full documentation authoring environment which can be used to create and maintain accurate, professional quality documentation for Access, Sql Server, Oracle or other OLE DB databases.

Document! X is not just an automated documentation build tool - it is also includes a fully featured documentation authoring environment allowing you to author supplementary content (descriptions of database elements, hyperlinks to related pages or web sites etc.) where required. Leverage SQL / T-SQL / PL-SQL comments, Access Descriptions, Sql Server Extended Properties where available and create additional content in a rich and easy to use WYSIWYG authoring environment.

Document! X is the trusted database documentation solution chosen by individuals and organizations worldwide for over 10 years

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Why Use Document! X?

  • Fast, accurate, professional quality database documentation;
  • Market leading authoring tools for creating supplementary content;
  • Document tables, columns, views, stored procedures, functions, triggers, indexes, relationships, defaults, checks, roles, users, permissions, file groups, dependencies;
  • Output includes colorized SQL / T-SQL / PL-SQL source code where available;
  • Customizable HTML based template driven output can be adapted to your requirements;
  • Generate documentation to HTML Help 1.x (CHM) or web ready pure HTML including a full Table of Contents, Index and Full Text Search.

Demonstration Movies

These short movies provide a great way to discover what can be achieved using Document! X.

Documenting a Database

This short introductory movie will take you through the process of creating a new Document! X Project for a Database (7 minutes).

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Publishing to a web site, ftp server or network location

This movie demonstrates the new Publishing functionality introduced in 2015.1. Publishing makes it easy to publish output generated by Document! X or HelpStudio to a web server or network location. A range of publishing methods are supported; you can publish to an Azure web site, a web site running on IIS, a web site that supports uploading via ftp, or directly to a local network path. (11 mins)

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Finding Undocumented Items

This movie provides a quick introduction to finding items in a project that still require documentation by using the Undocumented Items tool. (4 mins)

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Introduction to Source Control

This video provides a demonstration on how to enable Source Control functionality, add a project to Source Control and access Source Control features in a Source Control enabled project. (6 mins)

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Automatic optimization for Tablet and Mobile devices

This video demonstrates how the Responsive Output feature allows you to generate content that automatically adapts to the device type of the browser, providing an optimal experience for Mobile, Tablet and Desktop users from a single output. (5 mins)

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Introduction to Localization features

This video will demonstrate how to use the localization features by enabling localization and creating both an English and Japanese output from the Document! X .NET sample project (9 mins).

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Using Build Profiles to create multiple outputs

This short video provides a demonstration of how you can configure a project to create multiple outputs from a single source, with each output driven by a separate options defined in the Build Profile. (3 minutes)

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Content Authoring Options

You can choose to author content in your SQL / T-SQL / PL-SQL source code comments, and/or using the rich authoring environment of the Document! X Content File editor. This flexibility allows you to include basic documentation in the source code and use the rich Document! X Content File editor to author extended content.

Single Source Build and Publish

Your documentation projects can be built to Browser Help, CHM (Html Help 1.x) or Microsoft Help Viewer (Visual Studio® 2010-2017). All of the specific requirements for the different output formats are handled for your automatically and you can build all outputs from a single project. Automatic publishing makes it quick and simple to deploy the generated output to your web site, ftp server or network location.

Sample Outputs

These sample outputs illustrate how much can be generated by Document! X right out of the box. All of the Document! X Templates are fully customizable and can be easily adapted or extended to meet your specific requirements.

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Document Everything

Document! X doesn't just document Databases, it supports a wide variety of solution elements. One consistent and comprehensive toolset for all of your technical documentation requirements.

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