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Toad Data Modeler 7.2 - User Guide

Introduction User Interface Models and Model Objects
Physical Data Model
Entity Relationship Diagram Objects Basic Database Design Advanced Database Design
Universal Data Model Logical Data Model Working with Model Objects
Features and Tools
Application Variables Export/Import DDL Script Generation Graphics Model Actions Print Create New Project Reports Reverse Engineering Scripting and Customization About Templates Tips and Tricks Toad for Oracle Integration Toad Intelligence Central (TIC) Integration Tools Version Control
Options and Configuration Databases
Amazon Redshift 1.0 IBM DB2 LUW 9.5 IBM DB2 LUW 9.7 IBM DB2 LUW 10.1 IBM DB2 LUW 10.5 IBM DB2 LUW 11.1 IBM DB2 z/OS 10 IBM DB2 z/OS 11 Greenplum 4.1 Greenplum 4.2 Ingres 9.3 Ingres 10.0 EDB Postgres Advanced Server 10 Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Microsoft Azure SQL Database V12 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Microsoft SQL Server 2019 MySQL 5.0 MySQL 5.1 MySQL 5.5 MySQL 5.6 MySQL 5.7 MySQL 8.0 Oracle 10g Oracle 11g Release 1 Oracle 11g Release 2 Oracle 12c Release 1 Oracle 12c Release 2 Oracle 18c Oracle 19c PostgreSQL 9.0 PostgreSQL 9.1 PostgreSQL 9.2 PostgreSQL 9.3 PostgreSQL 9.4 PostgreSQL 9.5 PostgreSQL 10 PostgreSQL 11 PostgreSQL 12 SQLite 3.7 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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Zoom Toolbar

Option Description
Zoom Box Turns your cursor into a magnifying glass that allows you to draw a selection box. The area will be then zoomed in.
Zoom Out Turns your cursor into a magnifying glass that allows you to zoom out.
Zoom In Turns your cursor into a magnifying glass that allows you to zoom in.
Fit to Screen Sets the display level so the whole diagram can be seen completely.
Sets the display level of the workspace. You can either enter a number, use the arrows or choose a preset by clicking the little arrow on the right.

Colors and Alignment Toolbar

Option Description
Brush Color Sets the main color of selected objects that are not already part of a category.
Pen Color Sets the border color of selected objects.
Align Displays/hides Alignment Toolbar.


Layout Toolbar

Option Description

Automatically organizes selected objects in one of these three ways:

  • Top to Bottom
  • Left to Right
  • Alphabetic/Square
Line Autolayout Automatically tries to reorganize lines on Workspace to the most optimal variant.
Fill Relationships to the Workspace Adds missing relationships between entities in workspace. The relationships already have to be a part of the model, this function does not create new ones.
Hide Captions Hides relationship captions.
Optimal Style On Move As you move the object shapes on Workspace, all lines will automatically change their style to the most optimal one. This function can change the number of break points on lines.

Expert Mode Toolbar

Option Description
Package Explorer Opens an instance of Package Explorer.
Script Explorer Opens an instance of Script Explorer.
Scripting Window Opens Scripting Window for writing scripts.
Internal Version Manager Opens Version Manager dialog which contains internal version manager.
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