How to use generators

dbForge Stud provides a collection of generators to create different column values for the tables you want to populate.

The following basic data generators are available:

In addition to 15+ basic generators, dbForge Stud provides 190+ meaningful generators, including advanced generators, and user-defined generators.

To select a generator for a column

  1. In the Tables and columns to populate pane, click a column.

  2. In the Column generation settings pane, select a generator type from the Generator drop-down list box.

    The Generator list features only those generators that are compatible with data type of the selected column.

  3. (Optional) In the Fill Settings section of the Column generation settings pane, customize the default value generation settings. The array of settings depends on the generator type.

Selecting Data Generator