Chat now with support
Chat with Support

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
Legal Information


Create Properties

Features and Tools > Scripting and Customization > Metamodel > Create Properties
  1. In the Class Properties form, click the Properties tab.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Confirm Apply.
  4. Edit the new item and define properties of the new property.

Edit Properties

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

Double-click a property or press Edit in the Class Properties dialog | Properties tab.


General Tab



Name of property

Data Type

Property data type

Default value

Property default value


Only properties that are marked as External are taken to particular class. Every new property defined by users must be set as External, otherwise the property will not be accessible in the class. If you need to add a property for just an informative purpose to your metamodel, uncheck the checkbox External.

Implementation Area


Get Script Method and Set Script Method

Access methods for property. Name consists of ScriptName.MethodName - without brackets.

Click the button next to the Get Script Method or Set Script Method fields to assign default values there.

Example: PERSequenceOR.GetIncrementBy


Name of package where the access methods are stored


Select to set the property as Overrideable.


Select to set the property as Dynamic.

Read Only

Select to set the property as Read Only.

Write Only

Select to set the property as Write Only.

Attributes Tab

On tab Attributes, you can assign attributes to properties. Every attribute may change class behaviour.

Example: You create a new property MyDescription. This property will be used for storing data entered into a new Text Field in the Entity Properties form. For this purpose, the following property attributes must be enabled: Editable and Store.

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



Related Documents

The document was helpful.

Select Rating

I easily found the information I needed.

Select Rating