Tables Ribbon

The ribbon in the Tables panel exposes several useful functions.

 

  • Data Catalog: use this to upload or download the entire data catalog as a file for the current model.

Tables

The 'Tables' functions relate to behavior of the data model.

  • Add a Query: construct an SQL or SOQL script create a custom table when direct querying has been enabled.
  • Show All Tables: show all tables in the model, including hidden tables.
  • Auto Index: enable or disable auto indexing on the model.
  • Disable Cache: disable query caching for the model.
  • Auto Relationship: choose the algorithm that should be used to define the relationships (joins) in the model.

Diagram

The 'Diagram' functions are used to change the look and feel of the Tables diagram.

  • Rearrange: click to rearrange the tables into their original positions (after moving them).
  • Scale to Fit: scale the diagram down to fit the canvas.
  • Expand All: expand all tables so that their columns can be viewed.
  • Collapse All: collapse all tables so their columns are not visible.
  • Connector Type: select the type of like that will connect joined tables. The default connector type is 'path', but can be changed to 'direct' (straight lines).
  • Delete: delete a selected relationship; only enabled when a relationship is clicked on.

Data Selectors

'Data Selectors' are used to show or hide certain types of data in the Tables diagram.

  • Primary Key: show or hide the primary key icon for columns manually set as primary keys.
  • Hidden Columns: show or hide hidden columns.
  • Column Type: show or hide the column type icons for each column.
  • Columns Index: show or hide the index icon for columns manually set as index columns.

Schedule

  • Schedule: set up a model processing schedule.

Discovery

  • Quick Discovery: open the data model in Discover.