Application Workbooks

Application Workbooks

SaveToDB features can be configured on the server-side.

SaveToDB Framework can be used to add quickly a configuration infrastructure to a database.

This wizard generates a workbook that allows editing SaveToDB Framework configuration tables in Microsoft Excel.

SaveToDB Framework must be installed before the generation. Use the Application Installer to install the framework.

The wizard has the following steps:

  1. Selecting a provider;
  2. Connecting to a database;
  3. Verifying installed SaveToDB objects;
  4. Generating a configuration workbook.

Step 1. Selecting Provider

This step is used to select a provider to connect to a database.

The wizard shows all installed providers available for connection.

See specific provider descriptions on the following topics:

Step 2. Connecting to Database

This step is used to connect to a database.

Click the Help button or the Examples link to get the context help during the connecting.

The Next button is enabled when the connection is successful. The wizard tests the connection in the background and activates the button.

If the Next button is disabled, click the Test Connection button to test the connection.

See specific database server descriptions on the following topics:

Step 3. Verifying Installed Framework Objects

To generate a configuration workbook, SaveToDB Framework must be installed and available with the current connection credentials.

Use the Application Installer to install the framework.

If the framework is installed but the framework objects are not found, ask your database administrator to add your login to the SaveToDB developer role, or connect to a database using other credentials.

Click the Finish button to generate the configuration workbook.

Step 4. Generating Configuration Workbook

The wizard generates a configuration workbook.

Configuration tables are placed on separate worksheets.

To configure SaveToDB features, edit the desired table and save the data.

The workbook contains an application development concept that is a good start point for application development.

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