Maintaining Libraries

Use

You use this transaction to generate and maintain libraries.

Procedure

Call the transaction for maintaining libraries (transaction SLIBN).

The Maintain Reuse Library initial screen appears. Here you have various options:

If you choose the menu path Environment a Reuse product, the system displays the Maintain Reuse Product screen (transaction SLIBP).

Application Toolbar Commands

Deleting libraries

  1. To delete a library, choose . For more details, see Deleting Libraries

Checking libraries

  1. In the text field Reuse Library enter the name of the library (using the possible entries help if necessary). For more details see Deleting Libraries).
  2. Choose .

    The Check library dialog box appears.

  3. Determine the scope of the checks to be made and choose .

    If errors are found a list of messages is produced, otherwise you receive a message that no errors have been found.

  4. To go to the library or product where an error occurred, double-click one of the messages.

Displaying a where-used list for a library

  1. In the text field Reuse Library enter the name of the library (using the possible entries help if necessary).
  2. Choose .

    If the library has been used a list of messages is displayed, otherwise you receive a message that no uses have been found.

  3. To go to the library which uses the library you have chosen, double-click a line.

Refreshing the buffer

When the system displays the Reuse library, it does not access the database directly. Instead it uses a buffer. This is refreshed automatically.

To refresh the buffer manually, choose Buffer.

Transporting libraries

To transport a library, choose . For more details, see Transporting Libraries

Creating a list of libraries

  1. Choose .

    The List of Libraries screen appears.

  2. Fill the selection fields you need to search for the required library.
  3. To start the search, choose .

    A List of Libraries screen listing those libraries that match the criteria appears.

  4. To open a library, double click the required library in the list.

Displaying a preview of the library

To display a preview of a library in the Browser, choose .

Other Commands

The following commands are displayed in the main section of the screen:

To create a search index for full-text searches, choose Utilities ® Search index ® Create/update. See also Creating Indexes for Full-Text Searches.

For more information about the functions listed above, follow the links.