This utility gives you access to most functions in the CATraxx DataServer.
.. Create XML-files using various filters.
.. Test output from templates using various filters.
.. The filters used, are saved for later use.



How to use the program
Tip! Make a copy of your database. Rename it to f.ex. "Test.mdb."
Make a copy of your template folder. Rename it to f.ex. "Test Explorer Templates".
Open the test database in CATraxx, choose Tools/Explorer Templates, change the template folder to Test Explorer Templates"
Run HAPdataServer, click ProgramOptions and define your default database. Close HAPdataServer.
Now change the database in CATraxx back to your normal database. Close CATraxx and you are ready to use the DataServer without interfering with your normal CATraxx installation.
Make a shortcut to the programfile and place it on the desktop (or your preferred location).
If you run the program while CATraxx is running, the database currently open in CATraxx will be used.
Otherwise the default database will be used.
If no default database is defined, you will be prompted to define one.


Main program window
Click on framed icons for further information
Opens the ProgramOptions window.
Reloads the xsl-files.
Changes the database.
Opens/Closes the TableExplorer window.
Opens the help page on the HAP website.
View information about the program.
Close the program.
First select a table name.
Enter the id after the ?. Like "Album?216".
First select a table name.
Enter the id after the ?. Like "Album?216".
This will automatically activate the correct view and select the desired record.
First select a table name.
This will return the record id of the specified table.
First select a table name.
Enter the filter after the ?. Like "Album?AlbumID=216".
All filters are saved for later use.
First select a template name.
First select a template name.
Enter the filter after the ?. Like "Album.xsl?ID=216".
All filters are saved for later use.
Click to get the currently selected records in CATraxx.
Click to play the records shown in the edit box.
Click to generate a m3u-file from a playlist.
Click to generate a m3u-file using a filter.
Click to show the generated m3u-file using your favorite editor.

Additional notes:

Minimum required CATraxx version is 9.00


The program can be downloaded here: Just run the installation file.

© Thomas Hamstrup