Genero Configuration Management dialog

Genero Studio configurations provide the information needed to run on your local or remote hosts.

A default configuration is provided, based on the software installed in the default directories. You can have multiple Genero configurations, distinguished by the name that you have assigned.

Figure: Genero Studio Configuration

1This figure is a screen shot of the Genero configuration management dialog, as it appears in Genero Studio.
  1. Add a Configuration

    The names of the available Genero configurations. Select the configuration name to view its settings. Use the integrated Toolbar to add the name of a new configuration. Once added, you can enter its settings.

    A check mark in the Status column indicates there are no missing settings.

    The integrated Toolbar also includes options to duplicate, rename, and delete configurations. Use the up or down arrow to modify the placement of the selected configuration in the list. The order of the configurations is organizational only and has no other effect.

  2. Import a Configuration

    Displays the Import Configuration dialog to select an installation from which to import configurations.

  3. Genero Installation

    This field identifies which Genero Installation will be used to compile or run the application. A Genero Installation specifies the FGLDIR and the runner name. The names of the Genero installations that are available for the selected host are displayed in the list. Select the desired installation for your configuration. To view or edit the settings for the selected Genero Installation name, or to add a new Genero Installation, select the Edit button (See Genero Installations).

  4. Environment Sets

    An environment set is a collection of environment variables to be set prior to compiling or running the application on the specified host. The name of the environment sets available for the selected host are listed. Use the up/down arrows to set the priority of environment sets. A check mark indicates the environment set is active. To view or edit the settings for the selected environment set, or to add a new environment set, select the Edit button. (See Environment Sets). Default environment sets have been created for the databases supported by Genero. Default variables have been entered for each set, and values have been provided where possible. Select your environment set, and enter any missing values or variables.

  5. Environment Variables

    Add and modify environment variables within an environment set by selecting the Add or Edit button.

  6. Use Text Mode

    Run the application in a terminal instead of using a display client. See TUI development guidelines.

  7. Use Display Client
    Possible front-ends include:

    These configurations can be viewed and edited by selecting the Edit button.

  8. Use Application Server

    Select the Use Application Server radio button to configure the display for a Web client. For more details, see Configure for the Web client.