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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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Change Notation

Features and Tools > Graphics > Change Notation

To change notation in your model

  • Go to View Menu | Notation | choose IE or IDEF1X.



Data Warehouse Types

Features and Tools > Graphics > Data Warehouse Types

In physical model, you can define a Data Warehouse Type for your entities and graphically distinguish Fact and Dimension entities.


By default, the Data Warehouse options are not available and have to be activated in Settings menu.

To display Data Warehouse Type options

Select Settings Menu | Options | Physical Model | Entity tab | Form Settings | check Display Data Warehouse Type and Size.

Data Warehouse Type and Size options then become available in Entity Properties.

Display Modes

Features and Tools > Graphics > Display Modes

In Toad Data Modeler, you can switch between Logical (Captions), Physical (Names) and Full Names view of object names.

Select the display mode on Display Toolbar or in View Menu | Display Mode.

Logical View (Captions)

Physical View (Names)

Full Names

Display Level for Entities

Features and Tools > Graphics > Display Level for Entities

Toad Data Modeler allows you to display entities on Workspaces in several levels:

PER Model

  • Entities
  • Primary Keys
  • PK and FK keys
  • All Keys
  • Attributes

LER Model

  • Entities
  • Primary Identifiers
  • Unique Identifiers
  • Attributes
  • Descriptions - Text written in the Description tab of entity will be displayed on the WS.

To set the default display level for the selected Workspace

Change the display level from the Display Level box on the toolbar (also View | Display Level).

To set the default display level for new model (models that you will create)

Select Settings | Options | Physical/Logical Model | Entity tab.

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