New General Hierarchical Data Source Dialog
The New General Hierarchical Data Source dialog helps you to add a general HDS into a catalog. It appears when you right-click a data source node and select New General Hierarchical Data Source from the shortcut menu the Catalog Manager.
The following are details about options in the dialog:
Specifies the name of the entrance class that implements the HDS APIs. The class should be in the class path in the system environment.
Specifies the parameter string that is required by the class, if any. The parameter string must match the format defined in the HDS class.
Shows the structure of the hierarchical data source.
Specifies the column settings.
Displays the column name in the selected node of table.
Specifies whether to import the column into the catalog.
Specifies the format in which the column values are to be displayed in the report result. Varies for different types of data, and can be manually defined.
Specifies the data type of the column.
Displays the default value for each SQL type automatically. You can select the cell and modify the value.
Specifies the decimal place.
Specifies whether the field is nullable. You have three options to choose: Nullable, No Nulls and Nullable Unknown.
Specifies whether to use the Currency type for this field or not.
Specifies whether to use the Array type for this field or not.
Analyzes and loads data tree from the external data source file. The structure is shown in the Structure box after you select this button.
Applies all changes here and closes the dialog.
Does not retain changes and closes the dialog.
Displays the help document about this feature.