Data Model options

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Data Model options

The data model wizard has several options that can help the advanced user to manage the data model faster.

 

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GROUP NAME

OPTIONS

DESCRIPTION

New

Entity

Launches the Entity Wizard to create a new entity directly in the diagram. When the entity is created it is automatically included in the diagram.

Relationship

Launches the Relationship Wizard to create a new relationship between two entities.

Add

Entity

Displays entities previously created in the diagram to select from and add to the list of existing entities.

Zoom

Zoom Options

Enables the user to alter the screen display.

Show / Hide

Show Grid

Controls whether a grid is displayed in the background of model diagrams. The grid helps to easily align objects vertically and horizontally on the diagram.

Master/ Parameter / System


Displays a list of entities by entity type to be easily placed onto the diagram workspace, using the drag-and-drop functionality.

Right-click drop-down menu

Add Related Entities

Automatically includes all the entities (Master or Parameter) that are NOT present in the diagram but are related to the one already included.

Edit attributes list

Launches the Attributes Wizard to include attributes.

Properties

Launches the Entities wizard to edit the entity's basic information.

Remove from diagram

Removes the entity from the Diagram only, but RETAINS IT IN THE DATA MODEL).

 

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You cannot delete an Entity from within the Data Model Wizard. This action needs to be performed via the Expert View.

When you delete a Collection the relationship is deleted but the related attribute in the many entity will NOT be deleted. To delete the related attribute got to the many entity and delete is after deleting the collection.