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CHAPTER 4 Layout and Formatting Tips for High-Level Data Models "A picture is worth a thousand words", as they say, and it is important that the layout and formatting of your HDM be intuitive and easy to understand. An HDM should read like a good book, as shown in Figure 4.1. Figure 4.1 ­ A Data Model Should Read Like a Book