Editing a Database

The following section describes how to edit a Database.

You can edit many aspects of a Database in ActivityInfo.

You can:

  • Rename the Database
  • Edit the Database Design including:
    • the Folders
    • the Forms and Subforms
  • Edit the Users invited, their Roles and Permissions
  • Edit the Locks added to the Database, Forms and Folders of the Database

How to edit a Database

Renaming a Database
  • On the Database List page, click on the Database that you want to rename to open it.
  • Click on "Database settings" to open the Database Settings page.
  • Click on "Rename database" on the Resource side panel.
  • Type in the new name for the Database and click "OK" to save it.
  • The Database is renamed and you can find it in the Database List page.
Editing the Database Design

Follow the steps for:

Editing the Users invited and their Permissions
  • On the Database List page, click on the Database where the Users have been invited.
  • Click on "Database settings" to open the Database Settings page.
  • On the right side panel you can view the Permissions and the Locks added to this Database.
  • Click on the User for which you want to change (override) the Permissions. Or click on "Grant permissions".
  • Tick or untick the boxes to apply the permissions and click on "Save" to save your changes.
  • To delete a user, click on "User management" to navigate to the list of users.
  • Click on a user to select it.
  • Click on "Delete user" to delete the user.
Editing the Lock added to a Database
  • On the Database Design section you can view the Locks added to this Database.
  • Click on a Lock to edit it and click on "Save" to save the edits.

Locks are applied to Forms and Subforms that contain a Date/Month/Week field which has been added as a Key field. Read more about adding Locks.