VE 7 Preview: Updated Global Search
Posted by Liz Robertson on 06 May 2014 04:03 PM
The Global Search feature in Visual Expert allows you to search throughout your application; it now has more flexibility and criteria to help you refine your search.
Like the previous versions, you can search a string in the name of the component or in the source code.But you can now decide whether you would like the search to take into account the capitalization of letters by selecting the checkbox Match Case.
Two new listboxes allow restricting the search with the following options:
Filter on multiple type of items
Previous versions of Visual Expert only allowed you to select one type of element to search within. Now with Visual Expert 7, you can search within multiple items at the same time. For example, you can limit the search to the object types Windows and UserObjects.
Searching into items has been made easier in Visual Expert 7. Items are organized into categories (PowerBuilder, Database, Others) in the drop down list.
Continue to browse your code while the search runs in the background.
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VE7 Preview: the new Project Wizard
Posted by Liz Robertson on 31 January 2013 02:44 PM
Until now, Visual Expert could analyze DB Code, but this code had to be stored in files:
Visual Expert 7 now includes a feature that automatically:
The VE7 Project Wizard includes a new section to select the DB Code you wish to analyze:
Step 1: Select your type of code
Step 2: Select “database” as a location for VE to find your code
Step 3: Enter your connection settings and select your database
Step 4: Select the DB Objects you wish to include in the VE project
Preview DB objects
Whenever you click on “View all”, you get a list of the DB Items found:
Advanced Selection Mode
If needed, you can refine your DB Object selection by using filters.
You can then Filter DB Objects by type, DB Owner and Name:
Once your selection is defined, follow the Project Wizard until the code analysis is launched.
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