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  • Overview
  • How to?
  • Displaying the home page
  • Displaying the news
  • Creating a project
  • Opening a project
  • Opening an example
  • Opening an example found in the tutorial
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Stored procedures
Overview
The home page allows you to easily perform the operations for creating and opening projects.
The home page allows you to:
Remark: In the earlier versions, the home page was called "Home window".
How to?

Displaying the home page

The home page can be accessed at any time.
To display the home page:
  1. Click the 25 icon at the top of editor used.
  2. Select "Welcome to XXX" in the popup menu.
Remark: You also have the ability to press Ctrl + <.
Versions 23 and later

Displaying the news

By default, the home page displays news about the product used:
  • new available version,
  • new downloads
  • date of training sessions,
  • WINDEV Tour, ...
This page also allows you to directly access the forums or the latest FAQs.
New in version 23

Displaying the news

By default, the home page displays news about the product used:
  • new available version,
  • new downloads
  • date of training sessions,
  • WINDEV Tour, ...
This page also allows you to directly access the forums or the latest FAQs.

Displaying the news

By default, the home page displays news about the product used:
  • new available version,
  • new downloads
  • date of training sessions,
  • WINDEV Tour, ...
This page also allows you to directly access the forums or the latest FAQs.

Creating a project

The home page allows you to quickly create a project for a specific platform. To do so:
  1. Display the home page.
  2. Click "Create a project".
    The list of different types of projects is displayed for the specified product. You can:
    • Click the desired type of project. In this case, the wizard for creating the desired type of project starts.
    • Click "Create a project" again. In this case, the full creation wizard (with choice of project type) is started.

Opening a project

The home page allows you to quickly open a project. To do so:
  1. Display the home page.
  2. Click "Open a project".
  3. The list of pinned projects and projects opened beforehand is displayed.
  4. You can:
    • open one of the projects found in the list. All you have to do is click the corresponding link.
    • open a project found on disk. Simply click "Open a project" again, or click "Disk" and select the desired project file (WDP, WWP or WPP).
    • open a project found in the SCM (Source Code Manager). Simply click "SCM" and specify (if necessary) the repository location and the project to open.
    • open a project from SCM Drive. Simply click "SCM Drive" and specify the SCM Drive login credentials: email, password and team. For more details on SCM Drive, log in to PCSCloud.
    • open a project from the CLOUD. Simply click "PCSCloud" and specify the name of the cloud platform used and the project to open. For more details, log in to PCSCloud.
Remark: The search area allows you to type the name of the project to find among the pinned projects and the recent projects.

Opening an example

The home page allows you to quickly open an example installed with the product used. To do so:
  1. Display the home page.
  2. Click "Open an example".
  3. The list of examples is displayed. These examples are grouped by category:
    • Complete examples,
    • Training examples,
    • Unit examples,
    • Components.
  4. You can:
    • search for an example, by entering a keyword in the search control (identified by a magnifying glass). The list of examples is automatically refreshed with the examples that use this keyword in their name or in their description.
      Versions 24 and later
      A small icon allows you to quickly identify the execution platform of the example.
      New in version 24
      A small icon allows you to quickly identify the execution platform of the example.
      A small icon allows you to quickly identify the execution platform of the example.
    • Versions 24 and later
      filter the examples by platform, using the different icons next to the search area.
      New in version 24
      filter the examples by platform, using the different icons next to the search area.
      filter the examples by platform, using the different icons next to the search area.
    • open one of the examples found in the list. Simply click on the name of the example.
Remark: When opening an example:
  • If the example is not installed on the computer, the example is automatically downloaded (from a PC SOFT server) and opened.
  • If the example is installed on the computer, a copy is automatically performed in the directory:
    • "My projects\My examples" for WINDEV.
    • "My Mobile projects\My examples" for WINDEV Mobile.
    • "My sites\My examples" for WEBDEV.
    The opened example corresponds to the copy. This allows you to work or to perform modifications on this copy. Therefore, the initial example is stored. Whenever the example is opened (via the "Open an example" button), you have the ability to work on the modified example or to use the initial example.

Opening an example found in the tutorial

WINDEV, WEBDEV and WINDEV Mobile come with a Tutorial. This tutorial includes paper and online documentation as well as exercises. The home page allows you to quickly open the e-lesson corresponding to the tutorial support, as well as the associated exercises. To do so:
  1. Display the home page.
  2. Click the "Tutorial" button.
  3. You can:
    • See the lesson e-version via the link displayed at the top.
    • Open one of the exercises displayed in the list. These examples are listed in their appearance order in the lesson. To open the desired project, simply click the corresponding link.
Remarks:
  • If the tutorial is not installed, the tutorial examples can be downloaded from the PC SOFT server.
  • When opening a tutorial exercise, a copy is automatically performed in the directory:
    • "My projects\My examples" for WINDEV.
    • "My Mobile projects\My examples" for WINDEV Mobile.
    • "My sites\My examples" for WEBDEV.
    The opened project corresponds to the copy. This allows you to work or to perform modifications on this copy. Therefore, the initial project is stored. Whenever the exercise is opened (via the "Tutorial" button), you have the ability to work on the modified exercise or to use the initial exercise.
Minimum version required
  • Version 18
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