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

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Drawing objects can used to create visual elements in your diagram that not only make it easier to read, but can add meaningful contextual information as well. For example, in our previous scenario, we changed the shading of the three entities that are part of our scheduled design review. Another way to highlight these even more is to use a drawing shape. For example, we can draw a circle around the objects we’d like to review with our business sponsors. Using the model we created in our previous section (if you don’t have this handy, you can download Themes Example.erwin from the www.erwin.com/datamodelingmadesimple web site), select the Rounded Rectangle object from the Drawing Toolbar, as shown in Figure 8.87.

Figure 8.87

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