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9.3.4.1 Creating a New Table

Create a new table by double-clicking the Add Table icon in the Physical Schemata panel. This opens the table editor docked at the bottom of the application. If you wish, you can undock or dock this editor in exactly the same way as the schema editor window.

Figure 9.27 Model: Creating A New Table

Model: Creating A New Table

Initially, the table name defaults to 'table1' in the table editor. The following screenshot describes the available actions:

Figure 9.28 Model: Editing Table Values

Model: Editing Table Values

In our example above, columns were added using the Columns tab. Clicking an empty row will add a new column, and clicking an existing column starts edit mode. Click the Tab key to move to the next column and set the column's data type.

Altering the table by adding indexes or other features is also possible using the table editor by clicking each tab within the table editor.


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