Import ER from Excel

Import ER models from Excel to Astah all at once.

Details

Compatible with
Astah Professional 7.1 and later
Latest Version
1.2.0 (July 22, 2019)
Developer
Astah

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How to Install

  1. Download the Plug-in file.
  2. After the download is complete, drag the downloaded .jar file to an open instance of Astah. A pop-up will appear asking you to confirm installation, choose [Yes]. If the pop-up below opens, restart Astah.
  3. If you see the [Import ER Domain/models from Excel] option under [Tools] – [ER Diagram], your installation is complete!

 

 

Import ER Domains from Excel

  1. Go to [Tools] – [ER Diagram] – [Import ER Domain from Excel].
    ※The supported format is the Entity Definition Report exported by Astah (from [Tools] – [ER Diagram] – [Export Entity Definition Report] or sample template. If you customize the format, you will need to specify the rows and columns to import items accordingly.

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Import Entities and Attributes from Excel

  1. Go to [Tools] – [ER Diagram] – [Import ER models from Excel].
  2. A dialog box appears.
  3. Select the file you want to import and then click [Import].
    ※The supported format is the Entity Definition Report exported by Astah (From [Tools] – [ER Diagram] – [Export Entity Definition Report] or sample template).
  4. By default, it imports as a logical name. If you’d like to import both logical and physical names, choose the second option and specify the row and column.
  5. When the import completes successfully, a confirmation dialog opens. Click [OK].
  6. To create an ER diagram with imported models, select a ER Model in the structure tree and click [Auto Create ER Diagram].

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