How to: Locate Domain Classes in the Visual Designer

This article is relevant to entity models that utilize the deprecated Visual Studio integration of Telerik Data Access. The current documentation of the Data Access framework is available here.

The Telerik Data Access Visual Designer enables you to easily locate a persistent class from your domain model in the design surface. In order to do that, the following steps should be performed:

  1. In Model Object Explorer, expand the Types node and locate the target class.
  2. Select the type, right-click it, and select Locate in Diagram. The visual representation of the domain model will be adjusted so that the domain class is visible on the design surface.

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  1. Find the table\view in Model Schema Explorer, to which the class is mapped to.
  2. Select the table\view, right-click it, and select Navigate to Domain Class. The visual representation of the domain model will be adjusted so that the domain class is visible on the design surface.