Common Desktop Environment: Application Builder User's Guide

Starting and Exiting App Builder

To Open App Builder from an Icon

Note -

    If App Builder has previously been open and the App Builder icon is on the workspace, double-click the icon to open App Builder.

    If App Builder is installed on the Front Panel, click the App Builder icon in the Personal Applications subpanel to open App Builder.

    To install App Builder on the Front Panel, see "To Put an Application Icon in the Front Panel" in the Application Manager help volume for instructions.

To Start App Builder from the Command Line

The command to run App Builder is dtbuilder. Do the following to start App Builder from the command line:

    Type dtbuilder

    If dtbuilder is in your path, App Builder will start. If it is not in your path, you will need to type the full path name (which, by default, is /usr/dt/bin/dtbuilder) or change to the folder where dtbuilder is located before typing dtbuilder.

To Exit App Builder

    Choose Exit from the File menu of the App Builder primary window to quit App Builder.

    If you have not saved all changes, a message dialog box will be displayed, giving you the opportunity to discard the changes and continue the exit process or to cancel the exit process and continue running App Builder. Click Discard Changes if you do not want to save them. Click Cancel if you do not want to discard your changes; you could then save your changes and exit.