- Hello Fellow IDMSers!
- For those that aren't aware; there exists a FREE Schema Diagram Mapper that has been available since 2013!
- Yes, it draws data diagrams from your CA-IDMS Schemas for you that can be printed.
Steps to success:
- Download and Install Eclipse IDE for JAVA Developers. The mapper is a Eclipse Plug In. Like the schema mapper, it is free also as it is open source.
Go to https://sites.google.com/site/idmsschemasineclipse/home which is the home page for this product. It tells one everything needed for the product:
The tool takes Schema source as input that one must download to your Mac or Windows from the IDMS Dictionary.
Once you go to the home page above, I recommend clicking on 'Documents' and follow the steps in the 'Getting started' Document:
Following the steps in the 'Getting Started' Document will produce diagrams such as this one:
I'm far from being an expert but if anyone has any basic questions, I will be happy to try to answer them.
Many Kudos (thanks) to Luc Hermans from the European CA-IDMS User Group for developing AND providing this tool!
Take good care,
CA-IDMS Database Administration