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Column CODE changes with NAME - why?

Column CODE changes with NAME - why?

Column CODE changes with NAME - why?

I've been away from PowerDesigner for a year or two.  Used to use version 6, now I'm having to use version 7.5.

I reverse engineered my database into PD7.5 no problem.  Now I want to edit and make the column NAMES more user friendly.  When I do this, the column CODE changes and I believe that is bad - isn't the column CODE the name used in the database schema?

How to type a new name and leave the column as it is known to SQL unchanged?

RE: Column CODE changes with NAME - why?


Go to tools - General options - Dialog - and deslect - Name to code mirroring.

This will stop the auto copy of name to codes. You are right in that it is the code that is generated to SQL.


RE: Column CODE changes with NAME - why?

Wow, just now got back to this issue.

I looked in TOOLS --> General Options and under Dialog there is no "Mirror" option available.

I'm using version - could this be the problem?

RE: Column CODE changes with NAME - why?

I think this is only from PD 8 onwards.


RE: Column CODE changes with NAME - why?


    How you resolve the problem of you own about "code change with name"?
    I encounter the SAME question NOW!
    Thank you!

RE: Column CODE changes with NAME - why?

I don't believe there is a fix in the version you are running - you will have to upgrade.

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