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Project Window Help

This page is intended to manage the Valentina Projects (*.vsp files). The project is a container file for Valentina reports and auxiliary elements as datasources and queries. So, the project window - is a special browser for *.vsp files.

Project Window

Project Tree

In the project tree is showing the content of the project file. There are several project items:

Item Icon Description
Datasource Datasource Icon The reference to database (Local or Remote)
Folder Folder Icon The container for project items.
Label Label Icon The independent, self-sufficient graphical element, that can be used in the report.
Query Query Icon The special object containing the SQL query and specific parametes to get data from the datasource.
Report Report Icon The Valentina Report instance.
Resource Resource Icon The file with resources, that can be used in the some report.

Toolbar

  • Go Up – Shows the content of parent item in the browser.
  • Create – Shows the drop down list, with names of objects for creating. Te create a needed object - just select them in the list.
  • Edit… – Invokes the dialog to edit the selected object.
  • Delete.. – Removes the selected object from the project.

Project Browser

The browser shows content of selected container (project or folder) in the tree.

Contextual Menus

Here described the contextual menu of project items and window areas.

Create

This menu appears, when the user selects the sub menu Create in the contextual menu for the project item, or in the browser's whitespace.

Project Window - Menu Create

  • Folder – Create a new folder as a child for selected item (project or another folder).


Project

This menu appears, when the user makes right click on the project item.

Project Window - Menu Project

  • Create – Shows the Create Item Menu.
  • Show On Disc – Opens the system file manager in the location where stored the current project.
  • Paste – Insert copied items.


Item

This menu appears, when the user makes right click on the project child (datasource, query…).

Project Window - Menu Item

  • Cut – Cuts the selected item.
  • Copy – Copies the selected item.
  • Duplicate – Makes duplicate of the selected item in the current project.
  • Delete… – Removes the selected item from the project.

Browser

This menu appears, when the user makes right click on the browser's or tree's whitespace.

Project Window - Menu Browser

  • Create – Shows the Create Item Menu.
  • Paste – Insert copied items.
  • Select All – Selects all objects in the panel.
  • Refresh – Refreshes the content of the project.