What is WinCatalog?
System requirements
Quick start with WinCatalog
Operations with catalog
Creation, Saving and Opening
Importing from another collection
Exporting a part of the collection into another .wcat file
Generating Reports
Generating Reoprts
Report example: Modern
Report example: Classic
Report example: Simple
Operations with disks and folders
Adding a disk or a folder to the catalog
Remove the disks, folders and files from the catalog
Synchronizing a disk or folder in the catalog
Operations with individual files
Adding a file to the catalog
Remove files from the catalog
Synchronizing a file in the catalog
Move file to another location in the catalog
Operations with virtual folders
Function of virtual folders
Adding a virtual folder to the catalog
Remove the virtual folder from the catalog
Move virtual folder to another location in the catalog
Operations with custom records
Function of custom records
Adding a custom record to the catalog
Remove custom record from the catalog
Move custom record to another location in the catalog
Working with items of the collection
Viewing the item properties
Editing the comments
Working with keywords
Function of the keywords
Adding a keyword
Deleting keywords
Editing keywords
Linking keywords to items
Working with contact list
Contact list functions.
Adding a user
Removing a user
Editing the user data
Viewing the disks lent to the user.
Lending disks to users
Search in catalog
Search window
Search for Items: files, folders etc
Search for duplicates
Regular expressions search
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The main window
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Toolbar of the main window
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Operations with catalog: Generating Reoprts

WinCatalog allows you to generate reports. The following report types are available: HTML and CSV. The report can be based on search results, on a folder opened in the main window and on custom folders set. See the report example generated on sample collection (#sample.wcat)

Report dialog box

  1. Select the Tools | Reports... menu item to bring up a report dialog box.
  2. Type the report name in Report Title. It will appear in a report header.
  3. Select type of the report:
    • Comma Separated Values (CSV) - Exports your data into a file where fields are separated by comma for furher opening in MS Excel or other application.
    • Hyper Text Document (HTML) - Exports your data into HTML file for publishing on the Web, printing or sending to someone.
  4. Select Source:
    • Main Window List View - Gets data as it listed at the right part of the main window.
    • Search Rresults - Gets data from the search results. Note: this source is unavailable until you perform a search operation.
    • Custom Set of Folders - Gets data from tree appeared below the combobox. Mark folders which will be placed into the report.
  5. Follow the Columns tab.
  6. Select a column you want to sort items by. Note: it is not obligatory to include that column into the report (see next step).
  7. Mark columns you want to be in report and set their order by using Move up and Move down buttons.
  8. Follow the Advanced tab.
  9. File size in the 'Size' column of the report will be displayed so as it is selected in the corresponding combobox.
  10. Data separator for CSV - a symbol which will separate columns in the comma separated report. Note: this option has effect only on the CSV report.
  11. Follow the HTML Style tab.
  12. Select HTML Report Style: the available options are Modern, Classic and Simple.
  13. If you have done the customization, click Generate, select a report file name in the appeared 'Save report as' dialog and click OK.
  14. The file specified on step 13 will be created. You can view it by using your favourite web browser.
  15. The report dialog will be closed automatically on success.



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