13.7.5.13 SHOW CREATE TRIGGER Syntax

SHOW CREATE TRIGGER trigger_name

This statement shows the CREATE TRIGGER statement that creates the named trigger.

mysql> SHOW CREATE TRIGGER ins_sum\G
*************************** 1. row ***************************
               Trigger: ins_sum
              sql_mode: 
SQL Original Statement: CREATE DEFINER=`me`@`localhost` TRIGGER ins_sum
                        BEFORE INSERT ON account
                        FOR EACH ROW SET @sum = @sum + NEW.amount
  character_set_client: latin1
  collation_connection: latin1_swedish_ci
    Database Collation: latin1_swedish_ci

SHOW CREATE TRIGGER output has the following columns:

SHOW CREATE TRIGGER output has the following columns:

SHOW CREATE TRIGGER was added in MySQL 5.1.21.

You can also obtain information about trigger objects from INFORMATION_SCHEMA, which contains a TRIGGERS table. See Section 20.23, “The INFORMATION_SCHEMA TRIGGERS Table”.