WebData Pro Tutorials

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WebData Pro Tutorials

WebData Pro is a web-based database management and information retrieval system. INFO 202 students will use WebData Pro, either individually or as part of a group, to create databases, manage database structure and records, and create a Web-based search interface for querying the database.

INFO 289 e-Portfolio students may also use work done in WebData Pro as evidence in their e-Portfolio.

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Create Your Instance Of WebData Pro

Database Sign-up Page

Students may use a self-service procedure to create an “instance” of WebData Pro which they will use to complete their assignments in LIBR 202. Students may do this individually, or as part of a group, depending on the assignment parameters specified by your LIBR 202 instructor.

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Allowing Others To Add Records To Your Database

Manage Members Page

Granting Access to your Search/Query Page: When others attempt to access your search/query page, they will be prompted to enter a username and password. To allow others to access your search/query page, you have to create a user account for them using the Manage Members tool. Instructions are provided below.

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Multi-Value Fields

WebData Pro will allow you to enter multiple values within a field by utilizing the comma as a delimiter. When using a textbox field or a comment field, separate each value using a comma. In certain cases (see below), you may also need to enclose each value within quotation marks. Several examples are provided below.

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Search Operators

WebData Pro supports the Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT. The order of execution is left to right (this order cannot be changed).

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Additional Instructions For Important Tasks

Search Page

Covers additional tasks including: validation lists, term/keyword indexing, displaying all records, printing out the structure, exporting records, backing up, batch importing, and uploading images.