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Understanding Visual Database Tools (Visual Database Tools)

As you design a database, you create database objects such as tables, columns, keys, indexes, relationships, constraints, and views. To help you create these objects, Visual Database Tools provides three designers: the Database Diagram, Table, and Query and View designers. The following topics introduce the designers in detail, explain how to work with providers, and link to topics about database connections, objects, and multiuser environments.

Visual Database Tool Designers (Visual Database Tools)

Explains the tools provided with each designer.

Multiuser Environments (Visual Database Tools)

Provides links to topics on how to allow more than one person to work with a database at once, and how to resolve conflicts if they arise.