Summary of Views

The “Summary” tab shows the metadata of the selected view:

  • Its name.
  • Its description.
  • The list of the categories it belongs to.
    • You can click on any of the category names to browse the views and web services grouped in that category.
  • The list of the tags it has assigned.
    • You can click on any of the tag names to browse the views and web services that have that tag assigned.
  • The database name.
    • You can click it to browse the views and web services within that database.
    • Next to the name, there is an icon image0 you can click to see the connection URIs to the database using different protocols. Note that the administrator can disable and/or configure this option (see Database and View Connection URIs).
  • Its schema: the list of its fields, with their name, description and type.
    • The description may contain HTML markup.
    • By default, only the first 25 results are shown, but there is an option to show all fields.
View summary

View summary

The button to edit the view is only visible if the user has administration privileges. In that case, you can modify:

  • Its description.
  • Add or remove categories and tags.
  • The description of each field.
View edit

View edit