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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Schema] ObjectClass DN Correct?
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2007 20:17:37 GMT
Wow thanks for pointing me to the the schema browser from right clicking the
connection.  I did not discover this before.

Thanks,
Alex

On 4/10/07, Stefan Seelmann <seelmann@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Alex Karasulu schrieb:
>
> > Yeah it's really good stuff.  But don't try to use the schema browser
> > now because I don't think it pulls the schema of the server.  What
> > you're looking at in the schema browser are the schema elements in
> > schema files.
> >
> > Correct me if I am wrong Stefan.
> >
>
> Sure ;)
>
> There are two kind of schema stuff in LS:
>
> 1st the Schemas Editor plugin with its own "Schemas" perspective. It is
> used to edit schema files in OpenLDAP format, atm only offline. It looks
> like this:
>
> http://directory.apache.org/ldapstudio/screenshots.data/Schemas_Editor_Plugin.png
>
> 2nd the Schema Browser that is part of the Browser plugin. It shows the
> schema from the server (from the subschemSubentry). To open it just
> rightclick the connection and select "Open Schema Browser". It looks
> like this:
>
> http://directory.apache.org/ldapstudio/static/users_guide/ldap_browser/tools_schema_browser_overview.html
>
>
> >     Incidentally, do you know (Stefan?) if LDAP Studio
> >     has a Schema drill down "Outline View" like the one
> >     in JXPlorer?  I think in JXPlorer (Just from looking
> >     at the "Writing Java Objects to ApacheDS Part1" article),
> >     has a Schema tab, and below it one can drill down into
> >     the various Schema nodes.  I looked LDAP Studio Schema Browser,
> >     and noticed the tabs with Schema node categories, and I was thinking
> >     that it would probably trigger a drill down view in the outline
> pane...
>
> Ok, the LS Schema Browser doesn't have a drill down outline. But I think
> it shows all information that JXplorer shows.
>
> The tree in JXplorer has tree levels:
>   1st "schema"
>     2nd category like objectClasses or attributeTypes
>       3rd the concrete schema element like person or cn
> When selecting the concrete schema element all its details are displayed
> in the right frame.
>
> In LS you could select the category using the tabs. Each tab contains a
> a master detail view. On the left side there is a list with all
> available objectClasses, when selecting one the details are displayed on
> the right side. You could click the links in the detail part to jump to
> the corresponding schema elements and you could use the history
> navigation to jump back/forward.
>
> Could you please describe how such a drill down outline could look like?
>
> Regards,
> Stefan
>
>
>

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