[pstricks] Creating ER Diagrams

Herbert Voss Herbert.Voss at FU-Berlin.DE
Fri Feb 8 22:58:27 CET 2008

Rich Shepard schrieb:
>    I need to prepare several ER (Entity Relationship) diagrams of database
> schema(e?). I tried Dia, but didn't like the widget set nor the way the
> application works. Went back to Xfig (which I've used extensively) which has
> a different ER widget set. Filled a page, but without one table because
> there was no room. And, the relationship diamonds take a lot of space.
>    There are other ER symbol sets, for example, the information engineering
> one with multitailed lines and circles. I think this would allow me to put
> more information on a page.
>    Is PSTricks a good tool for this? Will it lay out the widgets for optimal
> fit for me?



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