Issue 85807 - RELD: Ability to hide tables tables in relation designer
Summary: RELD: Ability to hide tables tables in relation designer
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Base
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: recent-trunk
Hardware: All Windows XP
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: usability
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2008-02-01 20:58 UTC by drewjensen.inbox
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:39 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT
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Description drewjensen.inbox 2008-02-01 20:58:22 UTC
Currently the only way to manage relationships between tables in the Base GUI is
from the Relationships Window. 

When working with a database schema that has more then a few tables and
relationships this display becomes quite cluttered. The only way to remove a
table from the display is to delete it - but in so doing all relationships in
which this table participate are dropped.

The RFE is for the ability to hide a table in the display, without the
requirement of removing the relations it is part of.

This enhancement would have two benefits:

One - help reduce clutter during the creation and management of the
relationships, thereby reducing chances for user error in implementing the data
relationships in the database.

Two - aid in using this display as a way of documenting the database schema.
Comment 1 drewjensen.inbox 2008-02-01 21:00:24 UTC
assign to requirements
add keyword usability
Comment 2 ocke.janssen 2008-02-04 06:30:08 UTC
May be hiding of tables could be done with the introduction of different layers.
Each layer can be turn on/off.
Comment 3 ocke.janssen 2008-02-04 06:31:39 UTC
Add myself on cc