Add Text Annotations to Diagrams (Visual Database Tools)

APPLIES TO: YesSQL Server YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW) YesParallel Data Warehouse

To make notes or comments on a diagram you can add text annotations.

To add text annotations to diagrams

  1. Open the diagram to which you want to add an annotation.

  2. Right-click in the empty space of the Diagram window.

  3. From the shortcut menu click New Text Annotation.

  4. Type your note into the text field that appears.


To change the font, right click the text field and click Set Text Annotation Font.

See Also

Work with Database Diagrams (Visual Database Tools)