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Moving and resizing tables in the data model viewer

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Moving and resizing tables in the data model viewer

Moving tables

You can move tables by dragging them on the canvas. The table positions will be saved when the app is saved.

You can lock the table layout (positions and sizes), by clicking Locked in the right part of the canvas. To unlock the table layout, click Unlocked.

You can also arrange the layout automatically using the options under Grid View in the toolbar:

Options for moving tables
UI item Description
Grid View Grid layout To arrange the tables in a grid.
auto Auto layout To arrange the tables to fit in the window.
Time Restore layout To revert to the layout state present when the data model viewer was last opened.

Resizing tables

You can adjust the display size of a table with the arrow in the bottom right corner of the table. The display size will not be saved when the app is saved.

You can also use the automatic display size options in the toolbar:

Options for resizing tables
UI item Description
Collapse Collapse all To minimize all tables to show the table name only
Reduce Show linked fields To reduce the size of all tables to show the table name and all fields with associations to other tables.
Expand  Expand all To maximize all tables to show all fields in the table.