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Data Modeling Made Simple with ER/Studio Data Architect by Steve Hoberman

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CHAPTER 3

ER/Studio Landscape

Get the big picture

Windows, menus, shortcut keys,

Time to get feet wet

In this chapter, learn at a broad level what features are within each ER/Studio window, menu, and toolbar. By the end of this chapter, you will have opened an existing data model, as well as created and saved your first data model in ER/Studio. Are you ready?

The application interface shown in Figure 3.1 has a standard Microsoft® Windows® look and feel and is divided into several tabbed windows that let you navigate and customize your workspace. We will briefly describe each of the different sections of this workspace, including all of the callouts made in Figure 3.1.

Figure 3.1 ER/Studio Landscape

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