Introduction

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Introduction

This User Manual contains tutorials and explanations of the various DatabaseSpy features to help you get started. It also contains a comprehensive reference section that describes DatabaseSpy features in detail. The User Manual consists of the following sections:

 

An Introduction, which lists system requirements and the supported databases.
A description of the of the DatabaseSpy interface
A Tutorial section that shows you how to quickly get started with DatabaseSpy and makes you familiar with DatabaseSpy's features.
A description of how to use projects to organize important elements of your database projects such as Global Resources, database connections, SQL files, and database design files.
A detailed description of the Online Browser as well as how to browse data sources and locate database objects.
A description of the Design Editor which can be used to graphically maintain the structure and properties of your databases.
A description of how to retrieve  and edit data using the SQL Editor.
Descriptions of how you can work with SQL scripts in the SQL Editor.
A description of how to compare data in database tables and merge the content of two compared tables as well as how to compare the structure of database schemas
A description of how to maintain XML data in DatabaseSpy.
A description of how to import data from XML and CSV files into your databases.
A description of how to export data from your databases to files of the formats XML, XML Structure, CSV, HTML, and Excel.
A detailed descriptions of the various options you can set in DatabaseSpy.
A User Reference that contains a description of database objects and how they are created in DatabaseSpy as well as a description of all menu commands available in DatabaseSpy.

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