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Navigating in Database Diagram Designer (Visual Database Tools)

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

Zoom

CTRL+ PLUS KEY or MINUS KEY

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