Database Engineering Submenu

If you are modeling databases, you can import existing database schemas into your model (reverse engineering the schemas) or generate data definition language (DDL) scripts for a Package (forward engineering).

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Database Engineering Options

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Import DB Schema from ODBC

 

Import a database schema from an ODBC data source.

 

Import Database Schema

Generate Package DDL

 

Generate a Package DDL script to create the Tables in the currently selected Package.

 

Generate DDL for a Package

Edit DDL Templates

Modify DDL generation templates using the DDL Templates Editor (a version of the Code Template Editor).

 

 

Edit DDL Templates