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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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Edit Generalization

Features and Tools > Scripting and Customization > Metamodel > Edit Generalization
  • Double-click the generalization line on the Workspace.

or

  • Edit the generalization in the Generalizations dialog (Model menu | Model Items |Generalizations).
 

Associations

Create Associations

Features and Tools > Scripting and Customization > Metamodel > Create Associations

Associations and aggregations represent a relationship between two classes. If one class owns another class, then it's an aggregation. (Attribute has a Domain,  Entity is owned by Model and Model has a list or collection of Entities etc.)

To create Associations / Aggregations

  1. Click on the toolbar.
  2. Move your mouse cursor over the work area.
  3. Click the first class and then the target class.

Edit Associations

Features and Tools > Scripting and Customization > Metamodel > Edit Associations

Double-click the association line on the Workspace.
or
Edit the association in the Associations dialog (Model menu | Model Items |Associations).

 

General Tab

Description

Name

Name of the association/aggregation

Advanced Tab

Description

Role

Name of property that will be added to class

Aggregation

Represents an owner of the second class.

Many

Property created in the second class will not be of the Dispatch type but the List type, and will work as a collection.

External

External associations create new properties in the selected class. Uncheck the External checkbox not to create the properties. In both cases, a relationship with information about linkages is created.  

Attributes1, Attributes2 Tab

Represent attributes that can be assigned to classes on both sides of the association or aggregation. Names of properties are defined on tab Advanced in the Role box. Every attribute may change class behavior.

A list of attributes is accessible via Model menu | Attributes.

 
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