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Toad Data Modeler 6.2 - User Guide

Introduction User Interface Models and Model Objects
Physical Data Model
About Physical Data Modeling Benefits of Physical Data Model Entity Relationship Diagram Objects Basic Database Design Advanced Database Design
Universal Data Model Logical Data Model Working with Model Objects Model Properties Model Statistics
Features and Tools
Application Variables Export/Import DDL Script Generation Graphics Model Actions Print Projects Reports Reverse Engineering Scripting and Customization SQL Templates Tips and Tricks Toad for Oracle Integration Toad Intelligence Central (TIC) Integration Tools Version Control
Options and Configuration Databases
Supported Databases Connection Types by Database DB2 UDB v. 8 (LUW) DB2 v. 9 (LUW) DB2 v. 9.5 (LUW) DB2 v. 9.7 (LUW) DB2 v. 10.1 (LUW) DB2 v. 10.5 (LUW) DB2 z/OS v. 9 DB2 z/OS v.10 DB2 z/OS v. 11 Greenplum 4.1 Greenplum 4.2 Ingres 9.3 Ingres 10.0 Microsoft Access 2000/2002/2003 Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Microsoft Azure SQL Database Microsoft Azure SQL Database V12 Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Microsoft SQL Server 2016 MySQL 5.0 MySQL 5.1 MySQL 5.5 MySQL 5.6 MySQL 5.7 Oracle 9i Oracle 10g Oracle 11g Release 1 Oracle 11g Release 2 Oracle 12c Release 1 Oracle 12c Release 2 PostgreSQL 8.1 PostgreSQL 8.2 PostgreSQL 8.3 PostgreSQL 8.4 PostgreSQL 9.0 PostgreSQL 9.1 PostgreSQL 9.2 PostgreSQL 9.3 PostgreSQL 9.4 PostgreSQL 9.5 SQLite 3.7 Sybase ASE 12.5 Sybase ASE 15 Sybase ASE 15.5 Sybase ASE 15.7 SAP ASE 16.0 Sybase IQ 15.2 Sybase SQL Anywhere 11 SAP SQL Anywhere 17 Teradata 13 Vertica Database 8.0
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Grid Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Grid Toolbar

Option Description
Snap to Objects Toggles Snap to Objects function on/off. When on, shows guidelines when you move an object to help you align it better.
Snap to Grid Toggles Snap to Grid function on/off. When on, it helps you to align objects while moving by snapping them to the Grid.
Show Grid Shows/hides the Grid.
Grid settings Opens Grid Settings. Grid size and minimum size is configured here.

Undo/Redo Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Undo/Redo Toolbar

Option Description
Undo Undoes the last action.
Redo Redoes the last undid action.

Model Objects Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Model Objects Toolbar

Option Description
Select Tool

Defines what object types you can select by creating a selection box with your mouse. Default is Select All. Other options are:

  • Select Entities
  • Select Views
  • Select Materialized Views
  • Select Relations
  • Select View Relations
  • Select All Shapes
  • Select All Lines

The remaining buttons in the toolbar create specific objects. These are:

  • Non-identifying relationships
  • Identifying relationships
  • M:N relationships
  • Self relationships
  • Views
  • Materialized Views (available only in supported databases)
  • View Relationships
  • Categories
  • Stamps

Graphics Objects Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Graphics Objects Toolbar

Option Description

The buttons in this toolbar create specific graphical objects:

  • Notes
  • Lines
  • Images
  • Rectangles
  • Ellipses
  • Text fields
  • Label Quadrangles
  • Label Ellipses
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