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about the relationship in the visio

Posted on 2006-11-09
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I'm a beginner in the MS. Visio, I would like to do the ERD in Visio, when I do the relation ship I type the foriegn key before in the tables, but the software add to the table the all the primery keys for the related table as foriegn keys, which is out of my requirments... what to do to control the relationship at all...
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Hi,
  Please check the relationship type.. I don't recall exactly but it depends on relationship type.
The types of relationships are "Identifying" and "Not-Identifying"
If you select a relationship type "Identifying", then it will add the FK to PK list.
You can right click the relation link, make it "Not-Identifying" and uncheck the PK box.
PS : I don't have Visio now but it was my experience with Visio 2003.
HTH
Regards,
Badri.
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