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preview
Preview objects contained in a database or workfile.
Syntax
Database object preview:
preview(options) [path\]db_name [as shorthand_name]::object_name
 
Workfile object preview:
preview(options) [path\]workfile name::object_name
preview(options) [path\]workfile name::pagename\object_name
Options
 
all
Display all data in the series.
recent
Display recent data in the series.
log
Display the log of the series.
pch
Display the percent change of the series data.
pchy
Display the year-on-year percent change of the series data.
Examples
preview evdbtest::x
previews object X in database EVDBTEST in the default path.
preview .\temp evdbtest.edb::y
previews object X in database EVDBTEST in the temp folder.
preview(pch,recent) dbpreview::x
previews object X in database EVDBTEST and displays the percentage change of recent data.
preview(pchy) dbpreview::x
previews object X in database EVDBTEST and displays the percentage change.
preview x
previews object X in the active workfile.
preview .\temp\testwf::x
previews object X in workfile TESTWF in the temp folder and displays the log of all the data.
preview(log,all) .\temp\testwf::x
previews object X
preview page1\x
previews object X of page1 in the active workfile.
preview .\temp\testwf::page1\x
previews object X of page1 in workfile TESTWF in the temp folder.
preview(pch,recent) .\temp\testwf::x
previews object X in workfile TESTWF in the temp folder and displays the percentage change of recent data.