Here are some of the general procedures for using the
1. How to create a new report?
| A report is a database query that meets your
daily needs. SQLData server allows you to add your own reports so that they can be
executed by a simple button click. Reports are stored as part of the business logic in a
database table called TableLogic. Here is how you can add your own reports:
|Click My Report link on the top of a HTML page. This bring
up the report editor.|
|Click the Add New button at the bottom of the page to add a
|Type in REPORT as the LogicType and enter a unique report name as LogicName.
The report name will be used for referencing the report.|
|Enter a brief description for the report. The description is displayed in the report
|Type in the SQLStatement to be executed when users select the report. This
should be a SQL select statement.|
|Click the Add New button to add the report.|
2. How to create my own stored procedure?
|A stored procedure is a group of SQLStatement the server executes as a
whole. Stored procedures are part of the business logic stored in a database table called TableLogic.
The procedure for adding a procedure is very similar to adding a report with two
|Use PROCEDURE as the LogicType.|
|SQL statement can be any SQL statement including query.|
3. How can I use reports and procedures in my own HTML files?
|Reports and procedures can be referenced directly in a hyperlink:
where NewReport and NewProc are the name of your report and
procedure. Record_browser.html is the name of your template file for displaying results.
You can even drag-drop the URL to your desktop for quick executions.
4. How to create data dictionary?
5. Can I create my own HTML pages with database contents?
|Yes. You can create your own HTML pages and plug in data from
databases. Here is how:
- Create your HTML page using any authoring tool.
- At the place you want to add database content, insert the following string:
where data_template.html is a template file under the include subdirectory and the
following file are available:
Record set display : browse.html
We are going to add more such templates in the future. These template files are very
simple and easy to create. You can build your own templates using SQLData Template Tokens.