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SQL 2005 SSMS, create new table in schema other than DBO

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Is there a way to create a new table in a schema other than DBO using the graphical tools in SQL Server 2005 Management Studio (SSMS)? I need to do some rapid prototyping and this is driving me crazy.

To be totally clear: I'm using the SSMS tool in SQL 2005. Right-click on the Tables container, select New Table. No matter what I do, it always ends up in the DBO schema even if I assign the name as, for example, abc.Test, where abc is an existing schema. SSMS assigns the name dbo.abc.Test.

If there is indeed no way to do this in SSMS, then what's the easiest way to change the schema? Right now I am generating a CREATE statement, editing name to reference the right schema, executing the DDL, then dropping the DBO version of the table. Please tell me there is a better way!
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