Glossary

django-admin command

See the Django docs about django-admin and manage.py¶ and Writing custom django-admin commands

active fields

See dd.Model.active_fields.

CSC

Context-sensitive ComboBox. See lino.utils.choices.

customization functions

See Customization.

data migration

Data Migration is when your database needs to be converted after an upgrade to a newer Lino version. See How to migrate data.

See DavLink

detail window

A window that displays data of a single record. Used for viewing, editing or inserting new records. Besides fields, a Detail Window can possibly include slave tables.

disabled fields

Fields that the user cannot edit (read-only fields).

DSBE

"Dienst für Sozial-Berufliche Eingliederung" A public service in Eupen (Belgium), the first real user of a Lino application lino.projects.pcsw.

dummy module

See lino.core.dbutils.resolve_app().

dump

"To dump" means to write the content of a database into a text file. This is used to backup data and for Data Migration.

field lookups

See https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.1/topics/db/queries/#field-lookups

GC

Grid Configuration. See 2010-08-09,...

GFK

Generic ForeignKey. This is a ForeignKey that can point to different tables.

initdb

See lino.management.commands.initdb

initdb_tim

See lino.projects.pcsw.management.commands.initdb_tim

insert window

The window used to edit data of a new record before it is being saved for the first time.

jana

An internal virtual Debian server on our LAN used for testing.

loaddata

one of Django's standard :term:`django-admin command`s. See `Django docs <http://docs.djangoproject.com/en/2.2/ref/django-admin/#loaddata-fixture-fixture>`_

makedocs

A Lino-specific django-admin command that writes a Sphinx documentation tree about the models installed on this site. lino.management.commands.makedocs

makeui

A Lino-specific django-admin command that writes local files needed for the front end. See Lino and Qooxdoo.

master instance

The database object that acts as master of a slave table.

minimal application

See Minimal applications

mod_wsgi

Setting up a Lino production server

mops

The machine that is serving the saffre-rumma.net domain.

slave table

A table that displays only rows related to a given database object, which the slave table calls its master instance.

For example if you have two models City and Person, with a ForeignKey Person.city pointing to City, then you might define a slave table PersonsByCity which displays only Persons who live in a given City.

table

See dd.Table and dd.AbstractTable.

testing

The version that is currently being tested.

tups

The machine that served the saffre-rumma.net domain until 2010 when it was replaced by mops.

watch_calendars

A daemon process that synchronizes remote calendars into the Lino database. See lino.modlib.cal.management.commands.watch_calendars

watch_tim

A daemon process that synchronizes data from TIM to Lino. See lino_welfare.modlib.pcsw.management.commands.watch_tim

WebDAV

See DavLink