Create Call Graphs
With Visual Expert for SQL Server
WHY USE CALL GRAPHS ?
A call graph is a diagram representing objects referencing each others (multiple levels).
This graph can be used to:
Document the inner workings of an application, analyze every possible run.
Predict the impact of a change
Track the flow of values between procedures
Detect anomalies of program execution, find procedures never called.
How to generate this diagram?
In the treeview, select a stored procedure or a table, a function, a trigger, etc.
Go to [Diagrams] in the ribbon menu, and click on "Called Hierarchy diagram"
- A diagram is generated. When hovering an item, a tooltip shows details about this item.
- You can highlight a particular entity and its dependencies:
Select it in the diagram, all the connected items will be highlighted in blue
If you select an entity in the diagram, its code is displayed in the source code view:
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