Introductory Tutorials: Getting started with Hyperview
This set of tutorials is designed to introduce you to Hyperview's main features. By working through them, you will gain a basic understanding of system navigation and signal tracing using Hyperview, the DBDOC browser, how to search your system in various ways, and how display live system data on documents and graphics, as well as plot live data from any block in your system.
Navigation and Signal Tracing
Panes and Focus in Hyperview
— An overview of the DBDOC browser, how information is presented in "panes", and how to switch focus from one pane to another.
The Index Pane
— An introduction to different ways of displaying the Table of Contents, and how to display topics and indexes by clicking on hotspots in the index pane.
The Content (Topic) Pane
— An introduction to the use of hotspots. Use hotspots to display the uses of any value, and how to follow links to other documents.
Signal Tracing in Hyperview
— A crash course in tracing signals using Hyperview. Learn how to trace a signal right to the source using only double-clicks, and how to display and jump to any use of a value.
Full Text Search
— An overview to different ways of searching all the text in your system, even on graphics, for words or phrases.
— An introduction to searching for blocks based on database attributes such as tag name or description text.
Topic Title Search
— How to use the Topic Title Search to interactively narrow in on a document of interest.
— Techniques for navigating search result topics and search hits from a past search without opening the Search dialog.
— Methods for finding exact coordinates on graphics or CAD/CLDs to, for example, locate problem areas identified in build error reports.
Live Data and Trending in Hyperview
Live Data on Documents
— An overview of how to use Hyperview's efficient and fully integrated live data display on documents.
Live Loop Annotations
— Instructions for how to monitor data from a relevant block anywhere in your system on a convenient graphic or configuration diagram.
This set of tutorials covers some of DBDOC's more advanced features and tools.
After working through them, you will be able to take even more advantage of the powerful
capabilities DBDOC provides you.
Error Browser - Basic Uses
— An introduction to the Error Browser and how to use it to examine error messages and locate sources of errors in the graphics and configuration.
Error Browser - Reviewing, Starring, and Hiding Errors
— Instructions for marking errors in the error tree as starred to indicate that they need attention, reviewed to indicate that they have been examined, or hidden to indicate that they are unimportant in your context.