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Create a Database Table

Fundamental to data modeling is the creation of Database Tables within the model. There are two ways to create a Table:

  • Within the Database Builder or
  • On an open Data Model diagram

Add a Database Table with the Database Builder

Step

Action

See also

1

Open the Database Builder ('Design > Tools > Database Builder').

The Database Builder

2

Load or create a Data model.

3

Right-click on the Tables Package and select 'Add New Table'.

4

Overtype the default name with the appropriate name for the Table, and press the Enter key.

5

Double-click on the Table element to define the Table properties.

Add a Database Table to a diagram

Step

Action

See also

1

Create and/or open a Data Modeling diagram.

Create a Data Model Diagram

2

Drag and drop the 'Table' toolbox icon onto the diagram.

  

This generates a new Table element:

Data Modeling Toolbox Table

3

Double-click on the Table element to define the Table properties.

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