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Define Primary Key Name Template

Enterprise Architect enables you to customize the way Primary Keys are named by default. This is helpful if you have specific modeling conventions that stipulate how Primary Keys are documented.

By changing the Primary Key Name Template, you adjust the name that Enterprise Architect assigns to the UML Operation that represents the Primary Key.

Access:     Tools | Options | Source Code Engineering | Code Editors: DDL Name Templates

How To:

To define the name template for a Primary Key, follow the steps below:



See Also


Click on the DDL Name Templates button

The DDL Name Template dialog displays, showing the default name templates



Edit or replace the template in the Primary Key Name Template field

For example, if you want to display the Primary Key description as


then change the Primary Key Name Template field to







Click on the Save button