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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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Zoom Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Zoom Toolbar

Option Description
Zoom Box Turns your cursor into a magnifying glass that allows you to draw a selection box. The area will be then zoomed in.
Zoom Out Turns your cursor into a magnifying glass that allows you to zoom out.
Zoom In Turns your cursor into a magnifying glass that allows you to zoom in.
Fit to Screen Sets the display level so the whole diagram can be seen completely.
Sets the display level of the workspace. You can either enter a number, use the arrows or choose a preset by clicking the little arrow on the right.

Colors and Alignment Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Colors and Alignment Toolbar

Option Description
Brush Color Sets the main color of selected objects that are not already part of a category.
Pen Color Sets the border color of selected objects.
Align Displays/hides Alignment Toolbar.


Layout Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Layout Toolbar

Option Description

Automatically organizes selected objects in one of these three ways:

  • Top to Bottom
  • Left to Right
  • Alphabetic/Square
Line Autolayout Automatically tries to reorganize lines on Workspace to the most optimal variant.
Fill Relationships to the Workspace Adds missing relationships between entities in workspace. The relationships already have to be a part of the model, this function does not create new ones.
Hide Captions Hides relationship captions.
Optimal Style On Move As you move the object shapes on Workspace, all lines will automatically change their style to the most optimal one. This function can change the number of break points on lines.

Expert Mode Toolbar

User Interface > Toolbars > Expert Mode Toolbar

Option Description
Package Explorer Opens an instance of Package Explorer.
Script Explorer Opens an instance of Script Explorer.
Scripting Window Opens Scripting Window for writing scripts.
Internal Version Manager Opens Version Manager dialog which contains internal version manager.
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