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Maybe we can take this offline and I can figure out what is up with your installation. The ORMCustomTool is a completely separate component to the designer, so you can have the designer working fine and the generator broken. Registering custom tools and property providers (for the ORMGeneratorSettings property) is a little ...
The .ORM file is in the project directory structure (same as where I created the model):
Visual Studio 2008ProjectsIT ManagementIT Management.sln
IT Management data model.orm
Is the .orm model in the project directory structure, or is it a file reference? I'm pretty sure the custom property doesn't work with a file reference.
Here is the sequence of operations:Open Visual Studio 2008File, New, Projecttake the defaults: Visual Basic, Windows Forms ApplicationUncheck "Create directory for solution"Name "IT Management DDL"<OK>In Solution Explorer, select the above-named project.Right-click, Add, Existing ItemChange file type to "All files ...
Did you install the tool with administrative permissions? NORMA can be partially installed in VS2010 without these permissions, but you won't get extensions, generators, and a few other things working correctly. Make sure you use 'SetupVista.bat' for Vista and Win7.
Are you in a VB or C# ...
First the silly question: Did you follow the sequence starting on page 41?
If so, please can you post and image of the propertes window? (select the .orm file then press F4 to see this.
This is what it should look like.
I'm trying to follow the instructions in NORMA Lab 1 tutorial, slide 45, which says, "
In the Properties
check that “ORMCustomTool”
is the value for the CustomTool property.
(This should be there
However, it is not there, and typing in "ORMCustomTool" does not give me the ...
Would you or someone be so kind in posting the SQL DDL for the IT Management ORM? For those of us who are constrained in getting NORMA / Visual Studio (whether technical or organizational contraints). Thank you.
Really nice work, and very helpful. I will play around with it over the next few days.
Thanks so much!
I've now posted the web-based .orm file viewers. There are two viewers:
http://ormsolutions.com/tools/orm.asp displays one diagram at time with a diagram chooser to switch diagrams.
http://ormsolutions.com/tools/ormPrint.asp displays all diagrams, with print directives to place each printed diagram on a new page.