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New

You can create a new data extraction file (the extension is .ept) with New.

Click File -> New, or press Ctrl+N, to create a new data extraction file. This is equivalent to an ETL process.

The functionality supports creating a view based on text files, Excel files, and different types of databases, and overwriting or appending the result to a bin file, composite file or a database table.

Open

Open an existing bin file (the extension is .btx), composite file (the extension is .ctx) or a data extraction file (the extension is .ept) with Open.

Click File -> Open, or click  on the toolbar, or press Ctrl+O, to pop up the following window:

 

Select a file type and a file, and click Open to open the file.

Save

You can save a newly-created data extraction file, or a modified composite file and a data extraction file with Save.

To save a newly-created & -edited data extraction file, click File -> Save, or click  on the toolbar, or press Ctrl+S, to open the Save as dialog box, where you select a location and edit the file name and click Save as to save the file.

To save the updates of a data extraction file, you can click File -> Save, or the Save icon on the toolbar, or press Ctrl+S.

Save as

With Save as, you can save an existing data extraction file in another location or with another name.

Click File -> Save as to open a dialog box where you choose a folder to store the file and edit the file name, then click Save as.

Close

This menu item closes the currently working file on the designer.

Click File -> Close, or click  at the upper right corner, or press Ctrl+F4 to close a current file.

Close all

It closes all the active files on the designer.

Click File -> Close all to close all working files.

Recent files

The item lists all recently opened files, including bin files, composite files and data extraction files.

Click File -> Recent files to open a recently opened file directly. You don’t need to find the file through File -> Open.

Exit

Exit lets you exit the designer.

Click File -> Exit, or click  at the upper right corner to exit the designer.