How to Color ERD Diagrams in Oracle Data Modeler

If you wish to color your ERD Diagrams, here is how you can do it in Oracle Data Modeler (aka Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler).

How to color one table

To change the color of one table, follow these steps.

1. Select the table you want to color by clicking inside the table.

2. Right-click on the table of your choice and select Format...

3. Click Background color or Border color.

4. Select the color and click OK.

Color many tables at once

You may also change color of many tables at once.

1. Select several tables by holding Shift button and clicking the tables one by one.

2. Right-click and select Format....

 

3. Click Background color or Border color.

4. Select the color and click OK.

Change default color for tables in a model

To change a default color for all tables in a model, follow these steps:

1. In the main menu select Tools and then Preferences...

2. In the Preferences window, go to Data Modeler > Diagram > Format, and select Table. Double-click on the Background.

3. Click Background color or Border color.

4. Select the color and click OK.

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