Using DBEdit

Using DBEdit

To start using DBEdit, create a workbook with the first connected worksheet. Then insert worksheets connected to other objects.

You may save the workbook and open it later.

The primary DBEdit purpose, of course, is editing database data.

You may see two green buttons at the toolbar used to save changes and reload data (or use Ctrl-F5 and Alt-F5 accordingly):

Note that saving a workbook and saving data changes are different actions.

For example, you may change data, save and close a workbook. Then open it, and save the changes into a database.

DBEdit implements a lot of essential features available in spreadsheet applications like Microsoft Excel.

You may take a look at the application menu to learn available actions.

DBEdit has much more features when configured.

For example, it can use stored procedures in the context menu to get details:

Also, you may see that the save button is disabled, but the yellow button is enabled.

This yellow button highlights that the table has a change handler and DBEdit saves data immediately after the cell change.

This feature requires a configuration at the server-side. However, database developers may create editable reports like this easily.

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