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The Criteria Operation

You can restrict or extend the display of the objects in your distributed database with the Criteria operation. For example, if you change the Show System Catalogs to y, system catalogs are also displayed.

To set criteria, choose the Criteria operation from the Distributed Database Contents frame. The following pop-up window is displayed within which you can amend the criteria fields:

The cursor appears on the first field (Show Views). Move to the field you wish and change the criteria to y or n. After making your selection, choose Select.

The Node Name, Database Name, and Object Owner fields are modified, respectively, by the Nodehelp, LDBHelp, and OwnerHelp menu items.

The following operations are available from the Criteria pop-up window:

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The NodeHelp Operation

To place a node name in the Node Name field, choose the NodeHelp Operation from the Object Selection Criteria frame.

The following pop-up window displays the nodes registered in your distributed database:

To choose a node name, place the cursor on a node name and choose Select. The node name is selected and placed in the Node Name field in the Object Selection Criteria Window.

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The LDBHelp Operation

To place a database name in the Database Name field, choose the LDBHelp operation from the Object Selection Criteria frame.

The following pop-up window displays a list of local database names registered in the distributed database:

To select a database name, place the cursor on a database name and choose Select. The database name is placed in the Database Name field.

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The OwnerHelp Operation

To place an owner's name in the Object Owner field, choose the OwnerHelp operation from the Object Selection Criteria frame.

The following pop-up window displays a list of owners of objects in local databases in the distributed database:

To select an owner name, place the cursor on an owner name and choose Select. The owner name is placed in the Object Owner field.


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