15.10 - Drag and Drop Copying - Teradata Administrator

Teradata Administrator User Guide

prodname
Teradata Administrator
vrm_release
15.10
category
User Guide
featnum
B035-2502-035K

Drag and drop copying provides the ability to:

  • Copy objects in the database tree within one database to another.
  • Copy selected database objects from the grid area to a database in the database tree of the same or a different window.
  • Use the following procedure to perform a drag and drop copy operation.

    In the grid area, multiple objects can be selected by pressing and holding Ctrl and using the mouse to click on the selections. In the database tree, only one database can be selected at a time.

    1 Select the source database or database object(s) from the tree or grid area of the currently active window:

  • To select a source database from the database tree, position the cursor over the database name, press and hold Alt while clicking and holding the left mouse button.
  • The cursor changes to a red slashed circle symbol, indicating it is invalid to copy the database onto itself.

  • To select source objects from the grid area, highlight the objects to copy. Press and hold Alt while clicking and holding the left mouse button. The cursor can be in any position in the active grid after the source objects are highlighted.
  • The cursor changes to a red slashed circle symbol until it is moved over a database name in the tree.

    2 While pressing the left mouse button, position the cursor over the destination database.

    The cursor changes to a green target symbol as it drags over objects, indicating the copy function is valid for that object.

    3 Release the left mouse button to initiate the copy operation.

    If your source object is a database selected from the database tree, select the database objects to copy from the Copy Objects dialog box.

    If your source object is one or more specific objects selected from the grid area, and the Copy a Table View or Macro check box is selected on the Confirmation tab of the Options dialog box, and then the Copy Objects Confirmation dialog box appears. Otherwise, the copy operation completes without displaying the confirmation dialog box.