Database ER diagram (crow's foot)

This database ER diagram template can help you:

  • illustrate how entities relate to each other within a system using crow's foot.
  • Design or debug relational databases.
  • Easily share and collaborate with others.

Open this template and add content to customize this database ER diagram to your use case.

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Database ER diagram (crow's foot) example

What is the database ER diagram (crow’s foot) template?

An entity relationship diagram (ER diagram or ERD) is a diagram that shows how different entities relate to each other within a system. These entities can be people, objects, teams, etc.

This template for an ER diagram shows how entities in a database relate to each other, using crow’s foot notation to show relationships.

Benefits of using the database ER diagram template

When you use this template with crow’s foot notation, you illustrate how entities relate to each other. By making these relationships visual, you can better wrap your head around them. This allows you to design and debug relational databases easily.

In Lucidchart, you can share and collaborate quickly and effortlessly. Get input on your ER diagram, or share the diagram to align team members.

How to use the database ER diagram template in Lucidchart

First, check out our resources for more details about ER diagrams and how to make them in Lucidchart. When you’re ready, start working on the template.

To make an ER diagram quickly, import your data by clicking the button on the bottom left of the template page. This will help you get a head start on your ER diagram.

After you import your data, edit the template directly. Use the shape library on the document's left to add or alter shapes. To highlight important information, create conditional formatting rules.

If you need help, we’ve included a link to our resource about ERD symbols and notation on the right side of the template. When you’re finished with the template, see the resource link about exporting your diagram. This will help you share your ER diagram quickly and easily with those who need it.

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