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Toad Data Modeler 6.3 - 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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Script Generating

Databases > Microsoft SQL Server 2016 > Script Generating


Note: To generate the table, column descriptions for SQL Server db in Toad Data Modeler, schema/owner has to be defined. Please see the Entity Properties form | General tab and from the Schema box select a schema or click the icon on the right to open the Schema dialog and define a new schema, then select it for the entity.

MySQL 5.0

Reverse Engineering

Databases > MySQL 5.0 > Reverse Engineering

Available Data Providers are:

  • Connection via TCP/IP
  • Connection via ODBC

Connection via TCP/IP:

Connection via ODBC


Databases > MySQL 5.0 > Specifics


For Row Format item, it's possible to select some of these options:

  • Default
  • Dynamic
  • Fixed
  • Compressed
  • Redundant
  • Compact

Properties Character Set and Collation must be identical for parent and child tables provided that at least one parent attribute is of a text data type. If the properties are not identical, a warning message is returned during model verification.


Comments box on tab General - The text written in the Comments box on entities and attributes is generated in final DDL script.

Model Conversion from MySQL to SQL Server and Oracle

MySQL Enum data type is converted to Char data type, a check constraint for the attribute is created, the parameter is preserved (see the SQL tab of the Check Constraint Properties dialog).



Foreign keys are supported only by tables of the InnoDB type.



The following types of indexes are supported:

  • Default
  • HASH

Fulltext indexes are supported only by tables of type MyISAM.



Trigger Event options:


Trigger Time options:


User Data Types, Dictionary Types

In MySQL 5, User Data Types and Dictionary types are not available.


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