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Data Modeling Made Simple with CA ERwin Data Modeler r8 by Steve Hoberman, Donna Burbank

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Now that you have a basic understanding of the CA ERwin Data Modeler environment, take a look at the graphical model itself in the diagram window. The eMovies model is a logical/physical model and opens by default to the logical in the <model> view, which shows all objects in the model, as seen in Figure 3.8. For this example, let’s ‘zoom in’ on a particular area of the business, and focus on just the Accounting Subject Area. To switch Subject Areas, click on the Subject Area tab in the Model Explorer, and select Accounting from the drop-down menu at the top, shown in Figure 3.12.

Figure 3.12 Switching Subject Areas via the Model Explorer

You’ll now see just the objects relating to Accounting in the diagram window ...

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