Content Display Options

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ModelRight 4.0 uses "Content Display" objects to store and let you easily switch between your different sets of display options.  A Diagram can have any number of Content Displays to let you quickly change the displayed information of the Diagram's objects (i.e. tables, views, etc).  Content Display objects are displayed under the Diagram object in the Model Explorer.

The Diagrams section of the Model Explore lists the Content Display options that you currently have defined.  Select it to edit or double click to select and activate.

The Diagrams section of the Model Explore lists the Content Display options that you currently have defined.  Select it to edit or double click to select and activate.

A Diagram has one active Content Display at a time.  You can activate a Content Display by double clicking on it in the Explorer or by changing it from the Diagram's property page.  As with anything else, when you select a Content Display in the Model Explorer, its properties are displayed in the Property Browser:

The Content Display edit controls in the Property Browser.

The Content Display edit controls in the Property Browser.

Click around on the tree items to see the options that are available for the selected item.

ModelRight 4.0 provides unprecedented levels of control and flexibility when it comes to your Diagram's display.  With a wealth of new and  useful display options, you can display and edit any kind of object and any property on the Diagram.  You simply select the properties, the types of objects that you want to included in your diagram - and order them any way you want.

 

An example of the default Table display

An example of the default Table display

Example 1

Example of display option settings to show only the  Table Comment and Create Script

Example of display option settings to show only the  Table Comment and Create Script

And the resulting Table display

And the resulting Table display

Example 2

Table with Columns (using checkboxes for Not Null), Key Contraints and properties (no header), and Relations and properties

Table with Columns (using checkboxes for Not Null), Key Contraints and properties (no header), and Relations and properties

...and the resulting display

...and the resulting display

Notable Display Options

Table.Column.Index Designators

P - Primary Key Index

Un - Unique Key Index (where n is the generation order)

Fn - Foreign Key Index

C - Clustered Index

Qn - Unique Index

In - Non-Unique Index

 

Index Designator and Key Designator

same codes as above