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The databar is used to perform various database functions when editing the following tables:

Drip chart meds
PK models
Users

 

Pausing the mouse pointer over an icon will display a tip describing its function.

 

Databar icon functions

Active databar icons are blue, disabled icons are "grayed-out".

 

Icon

Description

 

 

bm19

First record

Records in the database are sorted by the order in which they were entered into the database.  Click this icon to jump to the first record in the database.

 

 

bm20

Previous record

Click this icon to move to the previous record in the database.

 

 

bm21

Add a new record

Click the add icon to create a new blank record record.

 

 

bm22

Cancel changes

Click this icon to cancel changes to record data or to cancel entry of a new record.

 

 

bm23

Save record

Click this icon to save the current record record.  This icon is only enabled during edit or add mode.

 

 

bm24

Edit record

To change record data, click the edit icon.

 

 

bm25

List records

Click the list icon to display an alphabetical list of records.

 

 

bm27

Seek record

To retrieve a specific record from the database, click on the binocular icon to bring up the Seek dialog box.

 

 

bm28

Seek next match

Searches forward in the database for the next matching record.

 

 

bm29

Seek previous match

Searches backward in the database for the previous matching record.

 

 

bm30

Next record

Move to the next record in the database.

 

 

bm31

Last record

Move to the most recently added record in the database.

 

 

Database mode

The database mode is displayed below the databar.

 

Mode

Description

Browsing

Data is displayed but cannot be edited.  All other program functions are enabled.

Editing

Data may be edited.  All other program functions are disabled until you click Save or Cancel.

Adding

Creates a new blank record.  All other program functions are disabled until you click Save or Cancel.

Deleting

Deleting a record will permanently remove the record from the database. There is no way to recover a deleted record.

Empty

No record records have been entered and saved.

 

Delete

To delete a record, click the Delete button. Please note: this will permanently delete the currently displayed record.

 

 


See also:

Database Lookup

Database List

 

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