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CandleLifeMinistries
Follow / 23 Jan 2017 at 11:55pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 25 Jan 2017 at 1:01am

Reverse Engineering Connection Error

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I am trying to reverse engineer an Access 2007 database. I have a connection, have the ADO/DAO provider which is the only one that shows up in the dropdown list, and am selecting the file path. I keep...

I am trying to reverse engineer an Access 2007 database. I have a connection, have the ADO/DAO provider which is the only one that shows up in the dropdown list, and am selecting the file path. I keep getting this error though. I the the standard install.

Can someone please tell me how to fix this? It would be easier to do it with this wizard if I can get it to work given how many tables this program has.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

BTW: The connection string with the workgroup file is:

Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\Users\Public\Documents\MS Office\Access\Restaurant Program\Master Copy\Restaurant Analysis.accdb;Jet OLEDB:System Database=C:\Users\Ministry\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Access\System.mdw;

Without the workgroup file it is:

Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\Users\Public\Documents\MS Office\Access\Restaurant Program\Master Copy\Restaurant Analysis.accdb;

I have tried this with and without using the Workgroup Information File with the same error.

I have also tried using the short file names like what you would find under the Command prompt. Nothing seems to work.

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dheadford
Follow / 22 Dec 2016 at 3:22pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 6 Jan 2017 at 2:05pm

Splitting DDL into one file per table 6.2.2

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When I generate DDL and check the "Split Output File" I get scripts for each table and one called other. The other has the key and index statements. Is there a way to have these included with...

When I generate DDL and check the "Split Output File"  I get scripts for each table and one called other.  The other has the key and index statements.  Is there a way to have these included with the table scripts? 

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joethejet
Follow / 15 Dec 2016 at 4:53pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 20 Dec 2016 at 7:50am

License Key?

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Hello, is it possible to get a license key? I was trying to use the beta product, but it asks for a license key.

Hello, is it possible to get a license key? I was trying to use the beta product, but it asks for a license key.

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sykiemikey
Follow / 10 Aug 2016 at 7:07pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 2 Dec 2016 at 12:25am

Temporal history table in separate filegroup from current table

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I prefer my history tables to be stored in separate filegroups from the current table. As far as I know, 2016 doesn't have an easy way to define a separate filegroup with the simple history table...

I prefer my history tables to be stored in separate filegroups from the current table.

As far as I know, 2016 doesn't have an easy way to define a separate filegroup with the simple history table auto-generation command WITH (SYSTEM_VERSIONING = ON ( HISTORY_TABLE = [???_HISTORY] )).

For this to work, the history table needs to be defined and created (without pk, fk and period of course) first on one file group, then the current table created on a separate filegroup with system_versioning on to attach to it.

Maybe have an checkbox under "Temporal Table Properties" to define history table separately, and with a check of the box, the ability to specify a separate file group?

Thanks much.

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rada
Follow / 7 Oct 2016 at 2:01pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 11 Oct 2016 at 12:27pm

Order of generated objects, extension

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Hello, It seems to me that during generating of sql script from model action, TDM is ignoring extension settings in Order of generated objects page. Example is in attachment. As I know it worked in...

Hello,

It seems to me that during generating of sql script from model action, TDM is ignoring extension settings in Order of generated objects page. Example is in attachment.

As I know it worked in older version. I am forced to use beta because of other bugs which blocks me in work.

Do you know how to force TDM to take this settings in use?

Lubo.

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rada
Follow / 3 Aug 2016 at 3:25pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 7 Oct 2016 at 2:05pm

Toad Beta and new Win10 update 1607

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Hello, After upgrading new Win10(x64) update 1607 seems Toad beta 6.1.2.9 lost ability to print. After program starts, it gives notification that "No valid printer has been found on your computer...

Hello,

After upgrading new Win10(x64) update 1607 seems Toad beta 6.1.2.9 lost ability to print. After program starts, it gives notification that "No valid printer has been found on your computer. Some of the functions related to print might work incorrectly." Trying to choose Print.. from menu results in program crash.

Lubo

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asharovarov
Follow / 8 Sep 2016 at 2:32am / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 12 Sep 2016 at 2:43pm

Generate Chaneg Script includes objects which weren't selecte...

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TDM Version: 6.1.2.10 Server: SQL Server 2014 / SQL Server 2016 On a model with 100+ tables with lot of changes (5-10 tables, new columns) "Model\Generage Change Script" includes objects...

TDM Version:  6.1.2.10

Server: SQL Server 2014 / SQL Server 2016

On a model with 100+ tables with lot of changes (5-10 tables, new columns) "Model\Generage Change Script" includes objects which weren't selected:

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Choose to "Model\Generage Change Script" 
  2. Unselect All differences, then Expand all changes to see details on the review screen.
  3.  Then select several tables with change and generate script 
  4. Script would include table changes which weren't selected
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sykiemikey
Follow / 9 Sep 2016 at 3:15pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 12 Sep 2016 at 6:14am

Order of Generated Objects

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Using 64 bit version. The list does not seem to retain my changes. Also, it has multiple headers for the same thing (Procedures, Functions, Entities). See screenshot below.

Using 64 bit version.

The list does not seem to retain my changes. Also, it has multiple headers for the same thing (Procedures, Functions, Entities). 

See screenshot below.

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asharovarov
Follow / 8 Sep 2016 at 10:31pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 9 Sep 2016 at 12:01pm

Order of fields in multi-column index get messed up

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TDM Version: 6.1.2.10 Server: SQL Server 2014 / SQL Server 2016 If make multiple cycles of "Update Model From Database..." ->...Make some changes to the model -> "Generate Change...

TDM Version:  6.1.2.10

Server: SQL Server 2014 / SQL Server 2016

If make multiple cycles of  "Update Model From Database..." ->...Make some changes to the model ->  "Generate Change Script "-> "Update Model From Database..." TDM shows that Column Order in multi-column index got messed up.

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asharovarov
Follow / 8 Sep 2016 at 10:37pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 9 Sep 2016 at 11:50am

If Column is renamed in database "Update Model From Database...

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TDM Version: 6.1.2.10 Server: SQL Server 2014 / SQL Server 2016 If a column is renamed in database and you do "Update Model From Database..." it drops the old column with all custom attributes...

TDM Version:  6.1.2.10

Server: SQL Server 2014 / SQL Server 2016

If a column is renamed in database and you do "Update Model From Database..." it drops the old column with all custom attributes which are stored inside the model only.

It would be nice to have a way to match old and new column in UI, so it would be treated as rename w/o loss of any attributes.

I experience the similar problem with Tables, FK, PK, etc. 

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john stoddart
Follow / 2 Aug 2016 at 8:31pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 3 Aug 2016 at 7:43am

will new modeler beta version work with modeler 3.4

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i have modeler 3.4 and when i try to run the new beta version, i receive a message that license key has not been found. will the beta version run with my current version? john

i have modeler 3.4 and when i try to run the new beta version, i receive a message that license key has not been found. will the beta version run with my current version?

john

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byron.maldonado
Follow / 8 Jun 2016 at 8:06pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 13 Jul 2016 at 7:09am

Toad Data Modeler 64 bits Beta delays in Reverse Engineering

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Our customer is executing a Reverse Engineering of 4,000 objects schema and is 17 hours executing without termination. In the past the customer had some issues of out of memory in TDM 32 bits and he was...

Our customer is executing a Reverse Engineering of 4,000 objects schema and is 17 hours executing without termination.

In the past the customer had some issues of out of memory in TDM 32 bits and he was expecting the issue will resolve in 64 bits

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anderson.ant.oli
Follow / 22 Jun 2016 at 3:11pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 24 Jun 2016 at 7:33am

I can not create a foreign key whose data type is a type defined by...

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I have a parent table and a child table. The child table has a data type with N columns. One of these columns should make reference to the key of the parent table. How to do this in TOAD Data Modeler?...

I have a parent table and a child table. The child table has a data type with N columns. One of these columns should make reference to the key of the parent table. How to do this in TOAD Data Modeler?

Version: 5.4.8.1

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kevinstern
Follow / 22 Mar 2016 at 8:37pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 1 Apr 2016 at 1:22pm

Toad Data Modeler 6.0 64-bit Beta Now Available!

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We are pleased to announce that we have released the first Beta build of Toad Data Modeler 6.0 64-bit edition. It is available for download here in the Beta community site. Please let us know if experience...

We are pleased to announce that we have released the first Beta build of Toad Data Modeler 6.0 64-bit edition. It is available for download here in the Beta community site. Please let us know if experience any issues with the Beta by posting to the Beta forum or replying to this thread. Thank you for your support!

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morgan
Follow / 10 Feb 2008 at 1:17am / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 24 Feb 2016 at 6:00pm

Copy or clone a workspace

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If I have an existing workspace that formatted properly by having the entities arranged properly and colored properly, etc. Is there a way to create a new workspace that is a copy of the first one so that...
If I have an existing workspace that formatted properly by having the entities arranged properly and colored properly, etc. Is there a way to create a new workspace that is a copy of the first one so that slight formatting changes can be made without losing the first workspace?

I can get the entities and relationships from one workspace to another, but the formatting and positioning then ends up being lost.

Thanks
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proc.eng
Follow / 4 Feb 2016 at 1:52pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 5 Feb 2016 at 11:44am

Interface problems on a High DPI screens

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Hi, I know that there much more important issues in the product, but latest beta (6.0.1.17) seems to be not compatible with a high DPI screens. Impossible to work with a 4k screen's laptop without...

Hi,

I know that there much more important issues in the product, but latest beta (6.0.1.17) seems to be not compatible with a high DPI screens. Impossible to work with a 4k screen's laptop without external monitor.

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alvesc80
Follow / 2 Feb 2016 at 10:40pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 3 Feb 2016 at 12:49pm

Import dm2 file with tdm 5.4.8.1

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Hi all, I have to read with the Toad Data Modeler 5.4.8.1 a dm2 file that I suspect it was wrote in the version 2.24.0.21 but when I import with "Case Studio Model..." the error message is...

Hi all,

I have to read with the Toad Data Modeler 5.4.8.1 a dm2 file that I suspect it was wrote in the version 2.24.0.21 but when I import with "Case Studio Model..." the error message is showed: "XML cannot be read"

How can I import this file?

My best regards

Cristiano

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vladka
Follow / 25 Nov 2013 at 1:39pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 23 Jul 2015 at 2:38pm

Toad Data Modeler BETA 5.2.3.8 Released

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Hi everybody, I'm pleased to announce new release of Toad Data Modeler BETA 5.2.3! Except for a couple of bug fixes, this BETA release brings lots of improvements and changes in GUI. I'm sure...

Hi everybody,

I'm pleased to announce new release of Toad Data Modeler BETA 5.2.3!

Except for a couple of bug fixes, this BETA release brings lots of improvements and changes in GUI. I'm sure you already noticed some of them in previous Beta, e.g. new lines...
Nevertheless, let me announce them officialy and point your attention to them. Smile

Here's a brief list of enhancements:
* Export, Import Microsoft Excel - Export/Import feature is available for active data model and the resulting XLSX file includes individual worksheets for Entities, Attributes, Relationships and Data Types for the model. There, you can add comments and notes and modify or specify other properties. The modified Excel file can be imported back to Toad Data Modeler.

To export your model:
Select File | Export | Export to Excel…

 To import the data back to Toad Data Modeler:
Select File | Import | Import from Excel…

* New Relationship Lines Management System
Lines are right-angled only. You can move them and their parts as you need (vertically and horizontally). Anchor points are no longer fixed on entity boxes but you can alter them as you need (column to column alignment is possible now). You can add handle points (press CTRL) and this way you can select parts of line you need to delete or move.

* Snap to Objects - automatic align among objects on the workspace.
When you move an object on the workspace (e.g. entity or relationship line), a light blue line will display and you will be able to align the object to other objects in ERD easily.
The Snap to Objects option is on by default - see the new icon on the toolbar or Settings | Options | Graphics. There, you can turn this function off. To turn it off for a particular moment while working in your ERD, press and hold ALT Key.

* Import and Export Settings defined in the Options dialog - This option allows you to import/export the settings (particularly helpful for already defined paths) e.g. for side by side installation of TDM or to/from TDM on another PC. Also, you can restore the default settings easily. See the new buttons in the Options dialog.

* Possibility to hide Not Null and Key Marks (Object Format dialog | Entity tab)
* Go to Parent, Go to Child right-click options for relationships
* Button Add Workspace beside Tabs
* Possibility to close X every workspace
etc.

So, do not hesitate to explore and test these new great features. We can't wait for your feedback and other suggestions (even those that might appear to be unimportant or little).
Happy modeling with TDM! :)

Vladka and TDM Team

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alexandru.popescu
Follow / 3 Feb 2015 at 1:30pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program
Latest post by on 3 Feb 2015 at 4:21pm

BETA version has expired

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Hi, the Export/Import function to and from Excel has a bug which is acknowledged by the developers ( http://www.toadworld.com/products/toad-data-modeler/f/30/t/23520.aspx ) and fixed in the BETA version...

Hi,


the Export/Import function to and from Excel has a bug which is acknowledged by the developers  ( http://www.toadworld.com/products/toad-data-modeler/f/30/t/23520.aspx ) and fixed in the BETA version. After downloading and installing the BETA version I was able to use it for two days and now the application refuses to start and quits with the message:

"Beta version has expired. Please download the latest beta version from http://modeling.inside.quest.com"

So far I tried uninstalling and installing BETA version again, nevertheless without success.

Is there a workaround to have the BETA Version working again?


Your support is highly appreciated.

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Lukas
Follow / 3 Feb 2015 at 4:04pm / Toad Data Modeler Beta Program

New BETA available for download!

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Hi our BETA users, New Toad Data Modeler 5.4.5 BETA has just been made available for you! Please, DOWNLOAD , try the new stuff and LET US KNOW! Regards, Lukas & TDM Team

Hi our BETA users,

New Toad Data Modeler 5.4.5 BETA has just been made available for you!

Please, DOWNLOAD, try the new stuff and LET US KNOW!

Regards,

Lukas & TDM Team

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