Navigate in Database Diagram Designer (Visual Database Tools)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure SQL Managed Instance yesAnalytics Platform System (PDW)

You can work in Database Diagram Designer using the keyboard as well as the mouse. Refer to the following tables for specific methods used in the Database Diagram Designer.

To Press
Access the Database Diagram menu ALT+M
Move among tables and relationships if available TAB, or SHIFT+TAB
Move between columns in a table Arrow keys
Remove the selected table from the diagram DELETE
Drop a table or relationship from the database SHIFT+DELETE
Move tables across the diagram surface CTRL+ UP ARROW or CTRL+DOWN ARROW
Scroll right/left and up/down PAGE UP/DOWN for vertical, CTL+PAGE UP/DOWN for horizontal
Resize tables and annotations SHIFT+ Arrow keys
Change the amount of information shown on a table CTRL+T

See Also

Design Database Diagrams (Visual Database Tools)