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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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Toad® for Oracle® Connections

Toad Data Modeler recognizes Toad for Oracle connections and displays them in the:

  • Connections dialog - click on Main Toolbar.
  • Reverse Engineering Wizard - click on Main Toolbar.


  • Both options are available from the File Menu | Reverse Engineering.
  • Toad Data Modeler allows you to use Toad for Oracle aliases but it doesn't allow you to save changes to these aliases.

Import Toad® for Oracle ER Diagrams

  1. Select File | Import |Toad for Oracle ERD or File | Reverse Engineering | Connections | Import Toad ERD.
  2. In the Open dialog, select a *.erd or *.erx file and click Open.

  3. If you want to use connection string stored in ERD file, click Yes in the following dialog window:

  4. Toad Data Modeler needs to reverse engineer database which contains the objects in your diagram. You will be asked for the database password.

  5. The import starts and ERD is created.


Open Toad® for Oracle® Projects

  1. Select File Menu | Import | Open Toad for Oracle Project.
  2. In the Open dialog, select a *.tpr file. Toad Project Manager opens.
  3. Select a connection type, right-click it and select Connect.

  1. After you are connected, you can select items from the Toad Project Manager and drag them to a Workspace or Model Explorer of your model in Toad Data Modeler.
  2. Right-click the connection and select Disconnect or simply close Toad Project Manager.

Note: Tables that already exist in the model cannot be added to the model.

Toad® for Oracle® as Default Editor

Select Toad for Oracle® as a default editor to open every generated SQL script in Toad for Oracle® (Oracle models only).

You can define any other third party application as default editor.

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