An HTML page with one or more active report procedures, and controls to mimic active report menu options, to allow global modification of multiple active reports in HTML pages.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to create or edit an active report. The Active Report Options tab opens only when you select the active report output option.
A button in the upper-left corner of the interface that opens the Application menu. This button uses the App Studio icon.
A work area where you can access App Studio features to develop applications. The size of your canvas is determined by the placement and location of the panels. As you develop content, tabbed canvases will open.
A canvas where you can create a new Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) or edit an existing CSS.
Enables you to populate controls based on the selected value from the prior control in the chain. You can chain static and dynamic controls, link or unlink parts of a chain, and create conditions on links in a chain. Chains are represented by lines connecting control objects on the Parameters tab. When you click the arrowhead in a link of a chain, the Properties and Settings dialog box opens. You can modify and set properties and conditions of the chain.
A graphical representation of data within a Master File. You can use the Chart canvas to create charts, which can be inserted into an HTML page or document.
A canvas where you can create different types of charts. You can select from a variety of chart types and output formats, and add custom features to your chart using the features that are available to you in the Chart canvas.
A wizard that guides you through the steps that you need to follow to create a chart, SQL chart, or open an existing chart.
Objects that you can insert into the HTML page, for example, a report, graph, or image. Components can interact with controls to do different things.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to add components to an HTML page. These components include reports, charts, buttons, forms, and other objects.
A Windows Explorer-type resource tree in the Environments Tree and Environments Detail panels which contain a list of your configured environments, available files, and options to develop content. See Environments Tree panel, Environments Detail panel, Data Servers node, Projects node, and Web Applications node.
Supplies a list of possible values, except in the instance of a text box, where the user supplies the value. A control enables you to prompt users for a parameter value. You can also add an input control and bind it to a parameter, using the Parameters tab.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to insert and edit controls in an HTML page or a Guided Report page. The Controls tab opens only when you are creating or editing an HTML page or Guided Report page.
A node in the Configured Environments tree that lists each Reporting Server that the WebFOCUS Client can access. This node expands to display the files you can use to develop WebFOCUS applications successfully.
A wizard that guides you through the steps that you need to follow to create a Master File, edit an existing Master File, or open a recently used Master File.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to manipulate mathematical data in a report, and create defines and computes. The Data tab opens only when you are creating or editing a report.
A canvas where you can create a new virtual field, as a component in a procedure, or edit an existing virtual field.
A part of the WebFOCUS language that controls the execution of your application components and allows you to control the flow of your application with the use of commands and variables.
A series of pages that can contains reports, images, charts, and other information.
A canvas where you can design reports, and coordinate and distribute layouts made up of multiple reports and charts in a document.
A virtual folder where you can organize, develop, maintain, and deploy WebFOCUS applications.
An optional panel that contains panel customization commands, the Environments Detail toolbar, the Configured Environments tree, and the Details pane.
A panel that contains panel customization commands, the Environments Tree toolbar, and the Configured Environments tree. The Environments Tree panel opens with App Studio by default.
A toolbar in the Environments Tree panel that contains the buttons and menus you need to navigate, filter, and sort the content in the Configured Environments tree.
A canvas where you can edit configuration options associated with ESRI, the ArcGIS Server, and the GIS Adapter.
A procedure component, which allows one procedure to call another.
A set of data pertaining to a specific topic. For example, the SEATS field, within the CAR Master File, contains data for the number of seats in each car.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to change field type, filter specific fields, sort data in fields, and style the titles and data of a field. The Field tab opens only when you select a field on the Report canvas.
A panel that displays the properties of a project folder or the files within a project. The File/Folder Properties panel is always open, but it is auto hidden by default.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to change the output type of the report, control the navigational settings of a report, and access the special features of a report. The Format tab opens only when you are creating or editing a report.
A highly parameterized report that allows you to select fields and options that participate in a report at run time. Fields and options that have been added to the Guided Report are displayed in controls and are available for selection. Selecting fields from controls and running the report will display the data that correlates to the field values.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to access the features and functions necessary to build an application, create new components, open existing components, run existing components, and edit components. The Home tab is always available and is static.
A webpage that can incorporate forms, reports, charts, and web objects.
A wizard that guides you through the steps that you need to follow to create an HTML Page, Guided Report Page, Document, and active dashboard, or open a recent procedure.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to insert components and controls in a document or active dashboard. The Insert tab opens only when you are creating or editing a document.
A temporary connection between two or more data source files that share at least one common field. Once files are joined, each time a record is retrieved from the first file (host file), it also retrieves the matching records from the second file (cross-referenced file).
The Join canvas allows you to temporarily join two or more data sources and use data from them as if they were one data source. Joined files remain physically separate but are treated as one data source.
You can use the Join tab to manipulate data sources when using a join. The Join tab is available only when you are creating a Join. See join.
You can control the page properties of a report using the functionality available on the Layout Tab. You can change the margin size, page layout, type of material the report will be printed on, what unit of measurement the report uses, page numbering, cell padding, and whether to autofit columns. The Layout tab is located at the top of the App Studio interface. It is available only when you are creating a report.
A node in the Configured Environments tree that helps you organize, develop, maintain, and deploy WebFOCUS applications as a project.
A Master File describes the data source from which you are reporting. The Master File is a map of the data source and all of the fields. By looking at the Master File, you can determine what fields are in the data source, what they are named, and how they are formatted. You can also determine how the fields in the data source relate to each other.
You can create, calculate, and present financially oriented data, such as balance sheets, consolidations, profit and loss statements, budgets, and certain government mandated financial reports. The Matrix tab is located at the top of the App Studio interface and is only accessible when a FOR field selected on the report canvas and the Matrix tab is selected from the bottom of the Object Inspector.
A set of data that describes and gives information about other data.
A canvas where you can create and edit synonyms, and perform tasks, such as creating, viewing, and modifying synonyms.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to edit or create synonyms. You can undo or redo actions, manipulate selections of data, find and edit text, switch to different view tabs, insert notes, run different reports, and switch between different view modes. The Metadata tab opens only when you are creating or editing a synonym.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to access WebFOCUS RStat, a statistical modeling workbench that is embedded in App Studio. You can perform common statistical and data mining tasks, and develop models that can be deployed as scoring applications on every platform. The Modeling tab opens only when you are creating or editing a report and have RStat installed.
A canvas where you can create temporary OLAP hierarchy and dimensions.
A variable value.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to multi-select objects and position them relative to one another. The Positioning tab opens only when you creating or editing a HTML page, Guided Report page, document, or active dashboard.
A .fex file that defines how data is retrieved and displayed. Procedures request data from the data source using a Master File to understand how the data is organized. When you run a procedure, it executes a series of commands that process your data and transform it into a readable output.
The Procedure View panel contains the panel customization commands, Procedure View toolbar, and the Procedure View tree. This panel displays all components in a procedure. You can add new components to a procedure, such as Report, Define, Define Function, Chart, Set, Join, Use, Allocation, OLAP Dimensions, or Match.
The Properties panel shows the attributes of the object or objects selected on the canvas.
A small, customizable toolbar that displays the commands you use most often. By default, New, Open, Save, Quick Print, Undo, Redo, Cut, Copy, Paste, and Run are on the Quick Access Toolbar.
A component that you can insert onto the page layout. A visual representation of data within a Master File.
A canvas where you can create and style reports.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to modify report properties, change the style of rows and columns on your report, or create filters. The Report tab opens only when you are creating or editing a report.
A wizard that guides you through the steps that you need to follow to create a new report procedure, SQL report procedure, or open an existing report.
A node in the Configured Environments tree where you can store data and information, and allows you to use App Studio to administer and develop against a Managed Reporting environment. The Repository node lets you manage resources and applications on remote servers, as well as on your local machine if you have performed a full installation of App Studio.
A rectangular command bar located at the top of the application window that organizes the App Studio commands and controls as a series of tabs. These tabs can be static or contextual. You can also access the WebFOCUS Administration menu, Style menu, and the Help menu.
A canvas where you can issue a SET command. You can use the SET command to change parameters that govern App Studio and your environment.
The Settings panel modifies the settings of components, controls, and parameters. When you select an object, or when an object is added to the canvas, the settings for that object are displayed in the Settings panel. The Settings panel is available when you are using the HTML canvas or the Document canvas.
Defines a unique logical name (also known as an alias) for each web services operation. Synonyms are useful because they insulate client applications from changes to the location and identity of a request. You can move or rename a request without modifying the client applications that use it. You need to make only one change, redefining the request synonym on the server. They provide support for the extended metadata features of the server, such as virtual fields and security mechanisms. Creating a synonym generates a Master File and an Access File.
The Tasks & Animations panel allows you to submit requests for parsing, execute tasks when specific criteria are met, and add jQuery animations to your HTML page.
A canvas where you can edit component code.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to create, view, and edit the source code for procedures, procedure components, and other types of files required by your projects.
The Thumbnails panel contains a preview of what is currently on the canvas. The Thumbnails panel is available when you are using the HTML or Document canvas.
A canvas where you can specify the name and location of a FOCUS data source. This is helpful if the default naming convention is not used, the data source cannot be found on the standard search path, or an explicit extra option is desired.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to change the font, chaining, active report, template, and page properties of an HTML page, Guided Report page, document, or active dashboard. The Utilities tab contains different groups depending on what you are creating. The Utilities tab opens only when you are creating or editing a HTML page, Guided Report page, document, or active dashboard.
A tab on the ribbon that organizes the commands you can use to change the way that you view your data or fields. The View tab opens only when you are creating or editing a report.
A node in the Configured Environments tree that allows you to open files with the Text Editor, or the mode you used to create them.
Complete instances of WebFOCUS that you can access to develop WebFOCUS applications. A WebFOCUS environment consists of a web server, a WebFOCUS Client, and Reporting Servers.
A statistical modeling workbench embedded in App Studio. It allows you to perform common statistical and data mining tasks, and develop models that can be deployed as scoring applications on every platform.