Is QIT available for free?
Yes, QIT is 100% for free!
Can I add my own right-click menu actions to QIT?
Yes, you can configure your own right-click menu actions. Download the developer manual from the QIT download page for more details.
Can we add DQL snippets to Qit
You can add your own DQL snippets to the predefined queries list. Simply download the example custom-queries.xml file from the download page and copy it to your config directory in the Qit installation directory. Restart Qit and your done.
Can you open objectid details from the Properties view?
You can open up the details of an object by double clicking an objectid in the properties view. This action will open up the rich node details in the tree and/or open up the selected objectid in the properties view.
My DQL query does not recognize the object type as with other queries
The Qit DQL result set will automatically recognize the object type of each row when it contains a r_object_id. Simply add a r_object_id column to your DQL definition and you're done. You will notice a unique row icon in front of your results.
Can we upgrade Qit without losing our precious DQL history or other settings?
Upgrading involves a manual backup of the current installation before installing the latest release. At the time of writing (Qit 3.0) the Windows installer (nor the other OS-installers) restore or recover the precious installation configuration. This does not mean you can not backup and restore your precious DQL History and other Qit preference settings.
- Stop Qit
- Copy the content of the 'workspace/.metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.core.runtime/.settings' directory from your previous version/backup to the exact same location in your new installation
- Restart Qit and you are done
Qit startup problems
As Qit requires a minium java version of 1.6 it is mandatoy to start Qit with at least a Java 1.6 release.
Running Qit on a machine with multiple java jdk's including older Java releases then 1.6 sometimes causes startup problems. When the default java version is an older version then the required 1.6 Qit may not find the necessary
There are a few solutions to this problem, we will layout the common onces:
1) Change your Windows behaviour that so the default java selected is the 1.6+ release
Open up a command prompt and launch the 'java -version' command to verify if the java release is correct.
If it is you can safely start Qit
2) Change your Qit configuration to point to the correct Java installation. You can accomplish this by adding a qit.ini at the same location as your qit executable. with the following content:
I wanna know which DQL query Qit used to obtain the values of a particular view
You can simply hover on top of a tab and find the DQL used to obtain the dataset in the tooltip.
Is there an action to publish the Data Dictionary?
You can publish the data dictionary of any docbase in your Qit configuration by simply right clicking on the principal docbase node and selecting the 'Publish DataDictionary' item.
Do I lose my query/config settings when I upgrade to a newer version.
Not necessarily. You can simply install Qit 3.1 over an existing 3.0.x installation on your system. But first follow the following steps:
- Take a backup of your installation (no surprise here)
- Remove the qit jar libraries in the plugins folder
- Install Qit via the installer in the same directory as your previous version