Configuration File Pane

Enables you to edit a specific configuration file that is part of a package. For example, you can edit the portNumberToPortName.xml file so that specific port numbers, names, or types are discovered.

To access Click a specific configuration file in the Resources pane.
Important Information

The Editor is sensitive to the type of file (.xml, .properties, or .groovy) and displays words with context specific meanings as highlighted text.

The following files are for internal use only and should only be changed by users with an advanced knowledge of adapter-writing:

  • discoveryPolicy.xml

  • jythonGlobalLibs.xml

For details, see How to Define Discovery Rules and Internal Configuration Files.

User interface elements are described below:

UI Element (A–Z) Description
Find specific text in the configuration file. For details, see Find Text Dialog Box.
Click to go to a specific line in the configuration file. In the Go To Line dialog box, enter the line number.

Click to opens the configuration in an external text editor.

Prerequisite: Click the Edit the External Editor Preferences button to define the path to an external editor. If no external editor path is defined, you will be prompted to provide one when you try to open the external editor.

Edit the External Editor Preferences. Click to edit the external editor preferences. You can run the editor by adding flags to the path.

Note You cannot specify the file name. Instead, you can use flags relevant to your external editor to retrieve the file name, such as :file.

In the following example, :file sets the place of the file in relation to the flags.

If no flags are defined, the file name is automatically added to the end of the path.

Click to toggle between the advanced editor and a simple text editor. You can use the simple editor when the advanced editor causes problems.
For XML files, signifies that the code is valid.
For XML files, signifies that the code is not valid.