Here are some tips and limitations when using the supplied PatternMaker
Requires MDAC 2.5 (Microsoft Data Access Components).
Use Attribute Tag "MAX" for unique Counter field (Primary
Key). This will create an automaticly SQL Max+1 statement on insert.
Use Attribute Tag "LOCKED" for disabled field (Primary
Key). This should be used if Primary Key value is created by a Stored
Procedure in the Database.
Attribute Tag "CHECKBOX" defines Inputelements other than
Attribute Tag "COMBOBOX" creates a filled Combo with a
The Input & Columns tab in the Class Wizard must include all Primary
Only the first entered Relation will be used when joining a ClassA twice
or more to same ClassB.
Joined Attributes from Description Tab in the Class Wizard can only be
used from two relations away.
Description-Tab can only contain attributes selected in the
If the Menu-option Tools:PatternMaker:Help is not working you are
having an old version of Html-Help. Start Help manually by double-clicking
on the Help File in Rational\PatternMaker\Help directory.
Create synonyms if you are using a Database without synonyms for the
Tables (DB2, Oracle).