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

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The default CA ERwin Data Modeler workspace is shown in Figure 9.1, showing several of the main features of the CA ERwin Data Modeler Workspace highlighted with circled letters, ‘A’-‘I’. Chapter 3 provides a more detailed overview of the workspace—we include the workspace overview here as a reference, and starting point for our customization.

To view this default workspace, open the eMovies model, which is shown in Figure 9.1 (refer to Chapter 3 if you’re not familiar with eMovies). While you’ll see that there are a lot of helpful features and options, the workspace quickly becomes cluttered, leaving less room for the model diagram itself—where you’ll likely spend the majority of your modeling efforts. You don’t necessarily ...

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