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Repository settings

This chapter explains the various settings to configure repositories.

In this chapter

    Repository settings overview

    Repository settings can be accessed through the settings dialog. Depending on from where the dialog is opened, different options are available. If you open the settings from within the Studio Recorder view (SETTINGS button in action table), the configuration options for the current repository are available in addition to the repository default settings.

    Repository settings overview

    Repository settings overview

    Current repository: This tab primarily contains configuration parameters specific to the current repository. All settings on this tab page are stored within the corresponding repository.
    Repository defaults: In this tab global default values for every newly created repository are specified.
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    Hint

    The settings tab page for Current repository can only be accessed from the SETTINGS button within a recording.

    Repository default settings

    The repository default settings are structured in three main sections:

    General:

    Repository default settings - part I

    Repository default settings – part I

    Enable app folder caching: This setting can be unchecked to turn-off folder caching for all items by default.
    Enable folder autogeneration: Uncheck this option to prevent the repository from creating rooted folders automatically.

    Timeouts for new entries:

    The timeouts used for newly created repository folders and items can be changed in this group box.

    Repository default settings - part II

    Repository default settings – part II

    Search timout for application folders (ms): Timout in ms defined for searching for an application folder during runtime
    Search timout for rooted folders (ms): Timout in ms defined for searching for a rooted folder during runtime
    Search timout for items (ms): Timout in ms defined for searching for any other repository item during runtime

    Code generation:

    Repository default settings - part III

    Repository default settings – part III

    Repository namespace: Non-editable namespace for repositories
    Repository class name: Option to specify the repository class name for newly created repositories

    Current repository settings

    Current repository settings

    Current repository settings

    Repository namespace: Non-editable namespace for current repository
    Repository class name: Option to specify the class name for the current repository