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Using context menus


The context menu of the diagram area contains a number of items available in the Navigation bar and toolbars and allows you to:

  • select all objects in the diagram area;
  • select headers of all objects;
  • select all fields of all objects;
  • adjust diagram zoom for optimal representation: zoom in, zoom out, select rectangle to fit, fit model, specify a predefined zoom value;
  • set the cursor mode to Select or create a new table, view, procedure, function relation, or comment;
  • configure the grid: draw grid, snap to grid;
  • adjust the diagram style: draw primary key fields separately, draw entities icons, draw attributes icons, draw only names of entities, draw foreign key names;
  • perform Reverse Engineering;
  • extract metadata of the diagram objects to SQL Script Editor;
  • view/edit diagram options.

 

VDBD - Using context menu

 

 

The context menu of an entity contains items for working with the object and allows you to:

  • edit the object using its editor;
  • create a new object using its editor;
  • drop the object from the database;
  • show/hide object subitems;
  • remove the object from the diagram.

 

VDBD - Using entity context menu

 

 

The context menu of a field contains items for working with the object and its fields and allows you to:

  • edit the selected field using its editor (Field Editor);
  • create a new field;
  • drop the selected field;
  • edit the object using its editor;
  • create a new object using its editor;
  • drop the object from the database;
  • show/hide object subitems;
  • remove the object from the diagram.

 

VDBD - Using field context menu