Dictionary Quick View

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Allows you to manage the data tables, aliases, and relations for your dictionary.

 

Columns List

Shows columns for the currently selected table or alias.

 

 

Add Column

Allows you to add a new column to the selected table shown in the Tables List.

Change

Allows you to change the options for the selected table or alias. See Also: Edit Properties dialog.

Delete

Deletes the selected column.

 

Use the locator to the right of the Delete button to help you quickly locate a table. Useful in large dictionaries.

Move Column Up

Moves the selected column shown up in the list.

Move Column Down

Moves the selected column shown down in the list.

Related Tables List

Shows relations for the currently selected table or alias.

 

 

Add Relation

Allows you to add a relation to the selected table or alias. See Also: New Relationship Properties dialog.

Properties

Allows you edit the selected relation.

Delete

Allows you to delete the selected relation.

Display Key List

Press this icon button to toggle this display to the Keys List

 

Keys List

Shows keys for the currently selected table or alias.

 

 

Add Key

Allows you to add a key to the selected table or alias. See Also: New Key Properties dialog.

Properties

Allows you edit the selected key.

Delete

Allows you to delete the selected key.

Change Layout

Press this icon button to toggle this display to show/hide the Relations List

 

Other Buttons

 

Dictionary Properties

Allows you to add or edit information about the current data dictionary, including creation, modification dates, and a text description. See Also: Dictionary Properties dialog.

Synchronize

Calls the Dictionary Synchronizer (available only in Enterprise Edition). See Dictionary Synchronizer Overview for more information.

 

See Also: How to Create a Data Dictionary