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Foreign Key References

A foreign key specifies that the values in a column (or a group of columns) must match the values appearing in some row of another table. The Foreign Key References tab allows you to manage foreign keys created in other tables and reference for columns of the current one. Table objects are managed within the corresponding tab of Table Editor. Unlike tables or views, Foreign Key References are actually not database objects. These are only references to foreign keys. They are designed specially for easy foreign keys management.

 

See also: Foreign Keys
 

 

Table foreign key references are edited within the Foreign Key Editor dialog window. In order to open the dialog you should either

 

open the table in Table Editor;
open the Subitems item and the Foreign Keys References tab there;
press Enter key or select the Edit Foreign Key item from the popup menu

or

select the foreign key to edit in the appropriate table group of the explorer tree and use the Edit Foreign Key popup menu item.

 

 

 

Table foreign key references are edited within the Foreign Key Editor dialog window. In order to open the dialog you should either

 

open the table in Table Editor;
open the Subitems item and the Foreign Keys References tab there;
press Enter key or select the Edit Foreign Key item from the popup menu

or

select the foreign key to edit in the appropriate table group of the explorer tree and use the Edit Foreign Key popup menu item.

 

 

 

To drop the foreign key reference:

 

open the table in Table Editor;
open the Subitems item and the Foreign Keys References tab there;
press Delete key or select the Drop Foreign Key item from the popup menu;

or

select the foreign key to drop in the appropriate table group of the explorer tree and use the Drop Foreign Key popup menu item.

 

and confirm dropping in the dialog window.

 



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