The values edited in this dialogue are applied to all databases. That means deleting or changing these values affects not only the database currently opened but all other databases too.

Document types can be set as desired or needed in the application. They are used as categorisation of the medium type document.
Besides they are used as file filter for new files detected by the appropriate file extension.

Edit document types

Edit document types
Edit document types
  • File extension
    Set the file extensions which are used to create documents and open document files.
  • Default application/Other application and Test
    Define the application to open document files from within HD Media Database.
    The default application is set by your operating system. If you want to use other applications press the buttons "Other application" and "Choose".
    These settings can be checked by clicking the appropriate button "Test".
  • Update
    Apply the settings to the document type currently selected.
Warning: Multiple occurance of a file extension
Warning: Multiple occurance of a file extension
Every file extension should be used only once and match one document type. If that is not the case a warning occurs.

Add document files

Add document files
Add document files
The display names of the document typse and the file extensions related to them are shown within the dialogue.
If this dialogue is called from dialogue Edit medium object than values can be added or modified but not deleted.
Meaning of symbols:
(+) The record was inserted and will be added.
(-) The record will be deleted.
(*) The record was modified and will be updated.