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Show a MySQL table's charset, collation and engine

Use this MySQL command to show further info about a table:


This will output a table schema like this:

CREATE TABLE `tags` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `name` varchar(255) COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci DEFAULT NULL, PRIMARY KEY (`id`), KEY `index_tags_on_name` (`name`) ) ENGINE=InnoDB AUTO_INCREMENT=60 DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8 COLLATE=utf8_unicode_ci
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