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Using Siebel Tools

Siebel Innovation Pack 2013 Version 8.1/8.2 September 2013

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Contents

Using Siebel Tools 1

Chapter 1: What's New in This Release

Chapter 2: Using Siebel Tools

Overview of Using Siebel Tools 13

Roadmap for Setting Up and Using Siebel Tool 14

Process of Setting Up the Development Environment 14

Installing Siebel Tools 15 Specifying the Data Source That Siebel Tools Uses 15 Setting Database Options 17 Choosing the Browser That the Applet Layout Editor Uses 17 Controlling How Siebel Tools Handles Versions for a Workflow Process or Task UI 18 Setting the Language Mode 19 Controlling How Siebel Tools Displays the Confirmation Dialog Box 20 Resetting Development Tools Options 20

Using the Object Explorer and Object List Editor 21

Overview of the Object Explorer and Object List Editor 21 Locating and Modifying an Object Definition in the Object List Editor 24 Displaying Object Types in the Object Explorer 26 Using Lists and Tabs in the Object Explorer 27 Using the Object List Editor 28

Using Menus and Running Queries 31

Using the Menu Bar 31 Using a Right-Click Menu 31 Running Queries 31 Getting Documentation About an Object 34

Using Windows, Wizards, and Toolbars 34

Using the Properties Window 35 Using the Applets Window 35 Using the Controls and Columns Window 36 Using the Palettes Window 37 Using the Web Template Explorer Window 37 Using the Multi Value Property Window 37 Using the Bookmarks Window 38

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Displaying, Docking, and Stacking Windows 38 Using a New Object Wizard 39 Using the Toolbars 40

Using Editors in Siebel Tools 41

Using a Layout Editor 42 Specifying the Web Template Editor 42 Using an Editor That Includes a Canvas 43 Using a Script Editor 45

Using the Command Line 45

Chapter 3: Managing Repositories

Overview of Managing Repositories 47

Viewing Information About the Current Repository 48

Renaming a Repository 49

Guidelines for Naming a Repository 50

Comparing Two Repository Files 50

Using the Server Manager Command Line Interface to Start the SRF Differences Utility 51

Managing Modifications That Multiple Developers Make 52

Administering Object Tags 52 Enabling Object Tagging in Siebel Tools 53 Tagging Objects 54 Tagging Objects That You Do Not Modify 55

Configuring Siebel CRM to Read Data From a Single Repository 57

Exporting and Importing a Repository 58

Overview of Exporting and Importing a Repository 59 Importing a Repository in a Windows Environment 60 Importing a Repository in a UNIX Environment 61 Exporting a Repository 62 Importing or Exporting a Repository at a Later Time 62

Upgrading a Repository 62

Identifying Conflicts That Occur During an Upgrade 63

Process of Migrating a Repository 65

Preparing to Migrate the Repository 65 Using the Database Configuration Wizard to Migrate a Repository 66 Updating Siebel Remote Databases 69 Migrating Nonrepository Configurations and Data 70 Using the Repository Import and Export Utility 72

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Guidelines for Migrating a Repository 74

Deleting a Repository 75

Chapter 4: Checking Out and Checking In Projects and Objects

Overview of Check Out and Check In 77

About the Project Object Type 77 Guidelines for Check Out and Check In 78

Getting Projects from the Server Repository 78

Getting All Projects from the Server Repository 79 Getting Some Projects from the Server Repository 80 Getting Locale Data from the Server Repository 81

Using Check Out and Check In 81

Allowing Object Locking for a Project 81 Checking Out Projects from the Server Repository 82 Checking Out Objects from the Server Repository 83 Checking In Projects or Objects to the Server Repository 84 Locking a Project in the Local Repository 85 Locking an Object in the Local Repository 85 Unlocking a Project 86 Undoing Project Check Out 86 Preventing Object Check In and Check Out 87 Viewing Locked Objects in a Project 87 Viewing Differences Between the Local Repository and the Server Repository 87

Setting Options for Check Out and Check In 88

Configuring Third-Party Code Control 88 Configuring Siebel Tools to Restart Editors After Check Out 92

Customizing Projects 93

Creating a New Project 93 Renaming a Project 94 Modifying the Project That an Object References 94 Modifying the Location Where Siebel Tools Saves Objects and Projects 95

Chapter 5: Customizing Objects

Overview of Customizing Objects 97

Creating, Modifying, Copying, Validating, and Deleting an Object 98

Creating an Object 99 Modifying an Object 100 Copying an Object 100

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Validating an Object 101 Deleting an Object 102

Examining Objects 103

Searching the Repository 103 Viewing Object Relationships 104 Comparing and Synchronizing Objects Between Repositories and Archives 106 Comparing Different Versions of a Workflow Process or Task UI 109 Determining When Siebel CRM Created or Updated a Record 110

Chapter 6: Using Siebel Script Editors

Using the Siebel Script Editor 111

Overview of Using Siebel Script Editors 111 Setting Options for the Script Editor 113 Opening the Siebel Script Editor 114

Using the ST eScript Engine 115

Overview of Using the ST eScript Engine 115 Enabling the ST eScript Engine 119 Setting Options for the ST eScript Engine 119 Opening the Script Assist Window 120 Using Fix and Go 120 Using Running Tool Tip 121 Using Script Libraries with the ST eScript Engine 122

Using the Siebel Debugger 124

Overview of Using the Siebel Debugger 124 Setting Debug Options 125 Accessing the Debugger 126 Validating Script Syntax 126 Using Breakpoints 127 Using the Calls Window 127 Using the Watch Window While it Monitors a Script 128 Tracing a Script 128

Using the Script Profiler 130

Overview of the Script Profiler 131 Enabling the Script Profiler and Line Profiler 133 Running the Script Profiler 134

Chapter 7: Localizing Strings and Locale Data

Configuring Symbolic Strings 137

Overview of Configuring Symbolic Strings 137 Modifying the Configuration File to Support Symbolic Strings 139

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