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The App Inspector

The App Inspector display changes based on the current workspace, showing tabs relevant to that workspace.

Clicking the small icon on the far right of the App Inspector title bar will detach it into its own floating window.

Double clicking the window title bar when it is floating will attach it back into place.

App Inspector


The Data Tab

The Data Tab contains file lists for the current App's data files. It appears in the App Inspector when the Pages Workspace is active.

Databases

The Databases tab contains the Database Names panel with a list of available databases.

Data Tab


Note: opening a database is not available when the App already has an associated database.

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Pro Tip

If you have a project open you will only see the databases that have been added to that project.

Actionbar

From the actionbar you can:

  • Create a New database. This option is not available when the App already has an associated database.
  • Delete the currently selected database. This option is not available when an App is open.
  • Open the MetaData editor for the currently selected database. See MetaData Editor for information.
  • Access Additional Commands by clicking the cog button.
Actionbar


Additional Commands

Additional Commands


Menu Option More Information
Refresh Refreshes the database panel.

Tables

Click on a table name in the Tables panel to select it and display its columns and their attributes in the lower panels.

Table Names

Hover the mouse over a table name row to display information about the table:

Tables


Actionbar

From the actionbar you can:

  • Create a New table. This will open the CREATE A TABLE dialog.
  • Delete the currently selected table. You will be prompted to confirm the operation.
  • Access Additional Commands by clicking the cog button.
Actionbar


Additional Commands

Additional Commands


Menu Option More Information
Refresh Refreshes the Table Names panel.


Column Names

The middle panel in the Names tab displays the columns from the currently selected table. Double-click on a column name to open it in the MODIFY A COLUMN dialog so you can modify its definition and/or attributes.

Hover the mouse over a column name row to display information about the column:

Column Names


Actionbar

From the actionbar you can:

  • Create a New column. This opens the CREATE A COLUMN dialog
  • Edit the currently selected column. This opens the MODIFY A COLUMN dialog
  • Delete the currently selected column. You will be prompted to confirm the operation.
  • Open the MetaData editor for the currently selected column. See MetaData Editor for information.
  • Access Additional Commands by clicking the cog button.
Actionbar


Additional Commands

Additional Commands


Menu Option More Information
Modify Opens the MODIFY A COLUMN dialog for the currently selected column.
MetaData editor... Opens the MetaData editor for the currently selected column. See MetaData Editor for information.
Refresh Refreshes the Column Names panel.

Column Attributes

The bottom panel in the Names tab displays the definition and optional attributes for the currently selected column.

Data Files Tab: Column Attributes


Actionbar

From the actionbar you can:

  • Create a New column. This opens the CREATE A COLUMN dialog
  • Edit the currently selected column. This opens the MODIFY A COLUMN dialog
  • Delete the currently selected column. You will be prompted to confirm the operation.
  • Navigate between the columns.
  • Access Additional Commands by clicking the cog button.
Actionbar


Additional Commands

Additional Commands


Menu Option More Information
Modify Opens the MODIFY A COLUMN dialog for the currently selected column.
Refresh Refreshes the Column Attributes panel.

See Also

Data Workspace