A note can refer to a model, Workspace, particular entity, attribute, relationship etc.
To add a note to your model
TIP: To change a format of Note, right-click it and select Format. To adjust the size of a Note to a length of text contained, click the Shape tab and select Recalculate Size.
You can also create shortcuts of Notes:
You have a Note which describes your Customer entity. The entity is places on multiple Workspaces. You would like to have the Note on every Workspace where is the entity.
Solution: Create multiple shortcuts of your Note object and place each onto a different Workspace.
To make a connection between a Note and an object that the note relates to, you can use a Line.
To add a Line
To change the look of the lines on the Workspace
You can add logos and other images to your ER diagrams and then relate them to any object on Workspace using a Line.
To insert an image
Note: Images that you insert to your ER diagrams aren't saved together with your model.
To edit an image
Double-click the image on the Workspace.
Take notice of the Image item in Model Explorer. From here, you can manage your images as well.
You can create shortcuts of an Image on every Workspace of your model or create multiple shortcuts on one Workspace.
Add a Stamp to the Workspace to display information about your model such as Author, Company, Date of Creation etc.
To add a stamp
To edit a stamp
Double-click the Stamp on Workspace. Model Properties dialog displays, here you enter the information which is shown in Stamp.
You can create shortcuts of a Stamp on every Workspace of your model or create multiple shortcuts on one Workspace.
Caption of Categories is an object that lists all categories used and displayed on your Workspace and their respective colors.
See Categories for more information.
To add Caption of Categories
To change format of Caption of Categories
Right-click and select Format.
You can create shortcuts of Caption of Categories and add them to several Workspaces.
You have created several Categories and colorfully distinguished the objects on Workspace. As some of the objects occur in multiple Workspaces, you would like to display the Caption of Categories there too.