The Designer features different functionalities for data extractions.

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Designer

Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon Reset Preferences Reset connection settings to server Connecting Designer and Server
designer-icon Disconnect Logging off the server -
designer-icon Exit Exits the Designer -

Extraction

Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon New Creating a new extraction Defining a Table Extraction
designer-icon Edit Edit an existing extraction -
designer-icon Delete Delete an existing extraction -
designer-icon Clone Clone an existing extraction -
designer-icon Source Select an existing SAP source system SAP Connection
designer-icon Destination Select a destination Destinations
designer-icon Log Open extraction log Extraction Logging
designer-icon Run Run a selected extraction Running an Extraction
designer-icon Abort Abort a selected extraction -
designer-icon Clear Result Cache Clear extraction cache Cache results
designer-icon Refresh Refreshing extraction status -
designer-icon Filter Define filters or keywords Define Keywords

Server

Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon Logs Open server logs Server Logging
designer-icon Settings Open server settings Server Settings
designer-icon Manage Sources Edit connection to source system SAP Connection
designer-icon Manage Destinations Edit or delete destinations Manage Destinations.

Security

Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon Set User Password Set or change user password User Managements
designer-icon Manage Users Manage user groups User Groups

Help

Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon Online Help (EN) Open the English Online Help -
designer-icon Online Help (DE) Open the German Online Help -
designer-icon Submit Support Ticket Open the Ticket Portal Helpdesk
designer-icon Support Client Direct support TeamViewer Client
designer-icon Info Product information Info window
designer-icon Version History List of recent software changes Version History

GUI Buttons #

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Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon New Creating a new extraction Defining a Table Extraction
designer-icon Edit Edit existing extraction -
designer-icon Delete Delete existing extraction -
designer-icon Clone Clone existing extraction -
designer-icon Refresh Update of the extraction status -
designer-icon Filter Define filters or keywords Define Keywords
designer-icon Source Select existing SAP source system SAP Connection
designer-icon Destination Select destination Destinations
designer-icon Log Open extraction log Extraction Logging
designer-icon Run Run a selected extraction Running an Extraction

List of Extractions #

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List of all extractions divided by name, type, modification and creation date etc.

Tip: You can enter a filter value for the extraction name. Wildcards (*) are not supported.
More extensive filter options are available via the Filter button in the GUI Buttons section.

Tip: To adjust the settings of multiple extractions at once, select multiple extractions using [CTRL]+[left mouse button].
You can now adjust the [Destination] and [Source] settings in the GUI Buttons for all selected extractions.

Double Clicking: Double-clicking an extraction works as a shortcut to the [Edit] button.
Right-clicking: Right-clicking an extraction in the list opens the following menu:

Icon Menu Item Description Details
designer-icon Edit Edit an existing extraction -
designer-icon Delete Delete an existing extraction -
designer-icon Clone Clone an existing extraction -
designer-icon Log Open extraction log Extraction Logging
designer-icon Source settings Select an existing SAP source system -
designer-icon Destination settings Select a destination Destinations
designer-icon Run Run a selected extraction Running an Extraction
designer-icon Run in browser Run a selected extraction in the default web browser -
designer-icon Run in xu.exe Run a selected extraction in the command-line tool xu.exe -
designer-icon Abort Abort a selected extraction -

Status Bar #

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The status bar contains information about:

  • Number of defined sources and number of licensed sources
  • Number of defined extractions and number of licensed extractions
  • Login username
  • Server authentication method
  • Designer access rights
  • License type and validity period
  • Connected server
  • Connected client