Define Foreign Key Name Template

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

By changing the Foreign Key Name Template, you adjust the name that Enterprise Architect assigns to the Association connector and the Operation that define the Foreign Key relationship.

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

How to

To define the name template for a Foreign Key



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Click on the DDL Name Template button.

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




Edit or replace the name template in the Foreign Key Name Template field.

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


then change the Foreign Key Name Template field to:





Click on the Save button.