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  • Overview
  • Handling a LDM
  • Duplicating/Copying a LDM
  • Deleting a LDM
  • Renaming a LDM
  • Associating a LDM with an existing project
  • Zoom factor
  • Moving the display of a LDM
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Overview
The main operations that can be performed on a LDM are as follows:
Note: The "LDM" and "Analysis" terms are indifferently used to define the structure of the database associated with a project.
Handling a LDM

Duplicating/Copying a LDM

Duplicating a LDM allows you to have two identical LDMs with different names.
To duplicate/copy a LDM:
  1. Open the analysis to duplicate in the data model editor.
  2. Select "File .. Save as". The description of the anlaysis is displayed.On the "Home" pane, in the "General" group, expand "Save" and select "Save as". The description of the anlaysis is displayed.
  3. Modify the name and directory of the analysis.
  4. Validate the modifications:
    • All the files used to describe the duplicated analysis are automatically copied into the specified directory.
    • The duplicated analysis is automatically associated with the current project.
Note: The backup sub-directories of the source analysis are not copied. The new analysis contains no backup.

Deleting a LDM

To delete a LDM:
  1. Open the Windows explorer.
  2. Delete the full directory of the analysis (<Project Name>.ANA directory).
Note: If this analysis was used by a project, this project must be associated with another analysis when it is opened.

Renaming a LDM

To rename a LDM:
  1. Open the LDM to rename in the data model editor.
  2. Select "File .. Save as". The description of the anlaysis is displayed.On the "Home" pane, in the "General" group, expand "Save" and select "Save as". The description of the anlaysis is displayed.
  3. Enter the new name for the LDM.
  4. Validate the modification.
  5. All the files used to describe the renamed analysis are automatically copied into the specified directory.
  6. The renamed analysis is not automatically associated with the current project. Associate (if necessary) the renamed analysis with the current project. See 'Associating a LDM with an existing project' for more details.
  7. In the Windows explorer, delete (if necessary) the directory of the source analysis.

Associating a LDM with an existing project

To associate a LDM with an existing project:
  1. Open the project to associate.
  2. Select "Project .. Project description". The project description opens.On the "Project" pane, in the "Project" group, click "Description". The project description opens.
  3. In the "Analysis" tab, specify the name and path of the LDM that must be associated with the project. .
Note: If data of the source analysis is handled in the project, associating a new analysis can trigger errors (duplicate error, display error, ...).

Zoom factor

A zoom factor can be specified to reduce or enlarge the display of the current LDM.
To specify a zoom factor:
  • 1st method:
    • Select "Display .. Zoom..." and choose the requested zoom factor.On the "Display" pane, in the "Help for edit" group, choose the zoom factor to use.
    • Enter the zoom factor in the status bar of the editor (bottom right).
  • 2nd method:
    • Press the [Ctrl] key.
    • Modify the zoom factor with the mouse wheel while keeping the [Ctrl] key down.

Moving the display of a LDM

To move the display of a LDM:
  1. Open the LDM in the data model editor.
  2. Press the [Alt] key.
  3. Modify the position of the LDM while keeping both the left mouse button and the [Alt] key down.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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