Working with documentations

28th December, 2017
Applies to: 6.x versions, Article available also for: 5.x
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Multiple documentations

You can have an unlimited amount of documentations in each repository. Lite version only supports a single documentation per repository.

Documentation is sorted alphabetically by title.

Unlimited databases

Adding documentation

You can add new documentation to your repository by importing database schema. Go to Importing database schema article.

Removing documentation

To remove documentation from repository select documentation in tree navigator and click Remove documentation button in a ribbon. This will remove all documentation data from the repository and it will be lost.

Documentation title

Each documentation has a title. By default documentation has the following title by default: databasename@host, where databasename is a name of imported database/schema and the host is an address of the server where your database is hosted.
You can, and should, change it to something meaningful to you.

Documentation title

Usage of title

Database title is used to find the documentation you are looking for but it is also used as document title when exported to PDF:

PDF title

and page header and welcome page title in HTML export

HTML title

Changing documentation title

You can change every documentation title at any time. You need to select documentation in the navigation tree and either:

  • Press F2, enter new title and confirm with Enter, or
  • Right click and choose "Rename", enter new title and confirm with Enter, or
    Rename documantation
  • Type new title in the description tab in the right pane and click Save button (or ctrl+s keys)
    Rename documantation
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