The Toolbar contains navigation section for DBM, a section for creating new entries and an individually definable section with launch icons for multiple DigaSystem and 3rd party application modules.
The General DBM Tool Buttons
Login: By means of this button the user calls up the login dialog in order to login or logout of the system.
Refresh: Click on this button to refresh the entry list (an automatic refresh interval can be defined; see section Define automatic table Refresh in Table Configuration.
Selection dialog: This button calls up the simple selection dialog to enter various search criteria
Delete: Calls up the delete dialog for the selected entries (see also Deleting an Entry)
Print: Opens the Print template dialog to print out the marked entries (if available).
View Browser: Opens a browser window in DBM and a predefined URL.
Buttons for Creating Entries
New entry/record: This button displays the recording screen to define and start the recording of a new entry.
New text entry: Creates a new entry without audio, that is automatically set to the class "Text"
New virtual entry: Creates a new virtual entry. A virtual entry is a placeholder with metadata for a not yet available audio. E.g. this can be used in the DigaSystem module "DigAIRange" as placeholder for a news block and/or be merged with a media entry to pass over the metadata (see Merging Entries)
New group: Creates a new group. In a group multiple entries can be thematically put together.
|New story: Creates a new story. In a story multiple entries can be thematically put together.|
|DigaGrabber: Opens the DigaGrabber module for grabbing Audio CD's into a DigaSystem table.|
|Quickingest: Opens the Quickingest module for importing the video material of specific digital cameras into a DigaSystem table.|
Buttons for Editing / Working on Entries
The following list of application launch buttons shows often used (including some third party applications), but not all possible buttons; except for the Preview and DigaText (commented below with "default") icons all those buttons need to be configured in the DigaSystem Administrator to appear.
Starts MS Word. Word Template needs to be defined with parameter DBM\WordDotFile
Buttons for Scheduling Entries
Opens the OnAIR TrackMixer (formerly Crossfade Mixer).
Buttons for Distributing / Archiving Entries
Start of DigaTransferSystem
Colorizing Toolbar Buttons
See Configuring UI Appearance with Themes for buttons listed above
Colors of Custom Action buttons are defined by Configuring Custom Actions.