Viewing your databases

To view data stored in an IMS database, you can use the Browse option, which allows you to view the data without being able to change it, or you can use the Edit option which allows you to view and change your data. Before you can view the data, you must make a number of decisions about how you want to access the database and how you would like to view the data. Once you have displayed your data, you can manipulate your view to best suit your needs.

The major tasks described in this chapter are:

These instructions are given within the context of a Browse dialog. However, unless otherwise specified, you can also perform these actions within an Edit dialog.