The Table Designer devotes an entire window to the design of an individual table. The topics in this section explain how to use Table Designer to create and modify database tables.
In This Section
How to: Open Table Designer
Open a new or existing database table.
How to: Save Your Work in Table Designer
Save changes to specific tables or to all tables open in the Table Designer.
Working with Tables in Table Designer
Add, remove, and modify tables in your database.
Working with Columns
Edit column properties directly in a database diagram or the Table Designer.
Working with Keys
Add, remove, and manipulate primary keys and foreign keys.
Working with Relationships
Create and modify associations between table rows.
Working with Indexes
Add, delete, and manage indexes for fast access to table rows or enforcing certain constraints.
- Reference (Visual Database Tools)
Provides links to general reference topics covering queries, operators, search conditions, specific DBMS requirements, user interface reference topics, and error message topics.
Overview of Visual Database Tools
Provides links to topics describing what is new in Visual Database Tools and how the tools interact with your database.
Understanding Visual Database Tools
Provides an overview of the tools included and how to manage large database projects.
Working with Constraints
Create and manage various types of constraints.
Working with Triggers
Create and manage triggers to help manage your data.