To see the help for a form in the Manager, click Help | Form help in the menu or press F1.
With some forms, a separate dialog box appears. These have their own controls for displaying the help files. Click the help icon (?) in the title bar to open the help for the form.
Every form also has a help display for the columns shown. Clicking on the help icon changes the cursor into the help icon. Then when you click on a column description, tips for using the column are displayed in the form of tooltips.
You will usually need to display more information about individual interface elements, such as menu entries or forms, only if the program's user interface is edited.
To display detailed information
NOTE: The option is not saved permanently. It has to be reset when the program is started.
The following information appears:
<Logical form> [(<Physical form>)]Tip: Double-click the form name to copy the name to the clipboard.
Tip: Double-click the form name to copy the name to the clipboard.
|Common\DBConnection\ListLimit||This configuration parameter specifies the number of list entries above which the filter request becomes effective|
|Common\DBConnection\WebListLimit||This configuration parameter specifies the number of list entries above which the filter request in the web front becomes effective.|
A filter dialog box is implemented in the to limit the number of elements displayed in the result list or in control elements with list values (for example, in menus with lists). If the number of results exceeds the limit, a filter dialog box opens.
You can specify the number of entries above which the filter dialog box comes into effect in the configuration parameter "Common\DBConnection\ListLimit". In addition, the current user can use the system setting or enter their own limit.
To use the system settings
This setting applies the global value specified in the configuration parameter "Common\DBConnection\ListLimit".
To use a personal limit
The personal limit overwrites the global value in the configuration parameter. Your personal limit is saved in the user configuration.
You can use the filter dialog box to limit the entries in a list though defined filter criteria. A filter remains in use until you reset it. The settings in the filter dialog are saved in the user configuration.
If you want start particular search inquiries more often, use the database search function.
To limit a result set
You can use * (asterisk) as a wildcard. The filter is not case-sensitive.
This option is only available for lists with object assignments.
This filter condition is used to search for all parts of an employee’s full name. This is put together in the following manner:
Last name, first name
|Filter condition||Description||Find, according to example|
|Miller or *Miller*||Finds all employees whose full name contains the string 'Miller'.||
Finds all employees whose full name begins with the 'Miller'.
|*Miller||Finds all employees whose full name ends with the 'Miller'.||No entry|