Documentation Sharing Options in Dataedo

9th March, 2021
Applies to: Dataedo 9.x versions, Article available also for: 10.x (current)
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You can share documentation in Dataedo in a number of ways:

  1. Web Catalog - interactive portal, requires licenses for users,
  2. HTML - self hosted HTML documentation, free access to basic documentation, paid full version,
  3. Sharing on SharePoint or Confluence - embedding HTML
  4. PDF export - free access,
  5. Excel export - free access,
  6. Database comments - exporting comments to the database schema.

Publishing in Web Catalog

Documentation can be shared in Web Catalog - interactive, self-hosted web portal. Access to Web Catalog is licensed.

Learn more about Web Catalog

Publishing in HTML on web server

Documentation can also be shared in self-hosted HTML data documentation - HTML.

There are two versions of HTML:

  • HTML Basic - incluides data dictionary, modules and diagrams - access is free
  • HTML Plus - incluides HTML Basic and data dictionary - requireds Enterprise Viewer license

Learn more about HTML

Publishing documentation on SharePoint

You can publish Dataedo documentation on SharePoint by embedding a shared documentation as web part.

Publishing documentation on SharePoint

Publishing documentation on Confluence

You can publish Dataedo documentation on Confluence by embedding a shared documentation.

Publishing documentation on Confluence

PDF export

Dataedo offers exporting documentation to PDF document.

Access to PDF is free.

Exporting documentation to PDF

Excel export

Dataedo allows you to export documentation to Excel spreadsheet.

Exporting comments to the database schema

Some tools (BI, for instance) read comments from the schema. Dataedo allows exporting descriptions back to schema being documented. This is supported only for selected connectors.

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