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ACLs (Access Control Lists) - Permissions

Allow individual users (or user groups) to assign or remove privileges to individual files.

Display Name

Is an optional viewable name for the user. Other users can view this name.


See -> digital asset, a file and its related information (-> Metadata)

Aspect ratio

Denotes the specification of the page dimensions (width: height)


Is the logon process for the use of easydb as a specific user or user group.


When searching, suggestions are generated based on the entered word or words. Easydb searches for suitable words and also for suitable linked records.


Are acocunts that have access to easydb. Users can be created from -> Administrator, other user, or, if activated, via -> Self-Registration. Records can also be shared with unannounced users for research / download via the computer management.

Changelog (History)

Contains information on the processing history of -> Records.


Also a selection box, a marking field or a control box, is an operating element in the graphical user interface.


Distinguishes the type of file: images, videos, audios, office files, and others.

Data Variant

Are the different resolutions and formats of an original file. These are prepared for downloading.

Data Version

Is generated by the change to a file / image, e.g. By trimming or turning.

Data Model

Object types and –> masks are defined in the data model. A distinction is made between current and development. In the Development Environment, you can make adjustments to the data structure without restricting your work with the current structure until it is activated.

Record (Data)

Means the data fields for the content description of images, as well as the associated image file.

Record Version

Are generated by changing metadata to records.

Data Type

Are e.g. Text, numbers, date, links, IDs etc.

Detail view

Also -> Detail-View shows the asset with metadata right in the view (-> Sidebar). Authorized users can switch from this view into the -> Editor.

Deep links, if set up, lead to the output of a data record in XML format. No special permissions can be set up for this link.

Main Object Type

Are records such as pictures, videos and other media. They can be additionally described and supplemented by -> additional object types.

Refers to the search input into the -> search field. By default, all search terms are linked to a logical AND. The search can be specialized using -> search operators, -> side search and -> search filters.


Refers to transferring one or more files from the easydb to your own computer.


Refers to the front-end-supported transfer of one or more files into the easydb.


-> see the capture mask.


The owner (owner) of a record automatically has certain rights. A change of owner requires the right CHANGE_OWNER. Owners can also be groups in easydb.


Are indicated e.g. In pixels, mm, cm, KB, MB, GB, etc.


Also -> Editor, means the available input form to the content description of the pictures.

Event log

In the event log, IT administrators can view and export download operations, failed logon attempts, and deleted image information.

Is an extended search option in the search tab next to the -> main search and the -> Filtertree. This can be searched through the fields.


Describes the -> download of image and / or XML / CSV files.

Field Name

The readable name of an (input) field is e.g. Name, title, keyword, date, etc.

Allows you to limit the hits step by step using filters.


Is a –> folder configured for uploading records.


Is a distributed authentication service. See also -> Single Sign-On (SSO)

Context Menu

Is a control in the graphical interface. Clicking the right mouse button on a file or record in easydb opens the context menu. If the Ctrl key on the keyboard is simultaneously operated, the context menu of the web browser opens.


Is a directory access protocol. See also -> Single Sign-On (SSO)

Left Truncation (Left Bound)

See -> truncation


Are used to manage -> object types and the related records.

Mapps (Collections)

Are collections. Authorized users have the possibility to create folders and collect pictures there. Folders can also be used to provide other users with images, e.g. For processing.


Refers to the reading and writing of metadata. Thus, when uploading a file, metadata can be read out and mapped into database fields. When exporting, all metadata associated with the asset can be written to the file. It is possible to define different profiles for the mapping.


Refers to a defined input mask which makes input fields available to the user in the front end. These can be defined by the administrator, depending on the context.


Easydb offers the possibility to activate several languages ​​for the application (system), the data and the search, if this function has been installed. Please refer to Language Settings for the settings.

Meta Data

The information about data, E.g., information that may be contained in image files (e.g., IPTC, XMP, EXIF).

Mouse over

See -> Tooltip

Side Object Type

Are records that can supplement the main object types descriptively and can be appended thereto, e.g. Photographers, categories, keywords, etc. They can be searched for, changed and deleted via -> lists.


The advanced search options -> expert search in the search and and the search in lists in the editor.


Describe the structure of the data in the database. For object types you can distinguish between -> main object types and -> secondary object types. This distinction is substantive and does not relate to the technical level.


In the so-called on-the-fly calculation, no data is stored on the easydb server. The outputs are only made in volatile memory, since they can be reproduced at any time from source data.


See -> search operators


Are controls in the graphical user interface that serve as a navigation aid. They are seen in the user interface on a level. And can be opened and closed for a better overview.


Plugins allow the functionality of the easydb to expand. They are defined via the YAML configuration of the server and can be easily switched on and off.

Pool Is a storage location for images / files. Similar to a folder, a picture can only be placed in a pool. Pools can, for example, correspond to departments, departments, etc., and can be administrated by IT administrators.


Is reached via the menu on the left.

Controls the access to data and the output of data. It is applicable to the system, the data and users.

Right Truncation (Right Bound)

See -> truncation


See -> Tab


Is the session from the login process to the logout and is documented in the change log (-> changelog).

The sidebar is a border window on the left or right side of the easydb. This area in the graphical interface serves either to control the easydb (menu sidebar) or to execute certain functions (editor).

Single Sign-On (SSO)

Single sign-on solutions enable uniform access control for users and user groups. After the one-time authentication at the workplace, different services can be accessed.


Denotes a string that can contain letters, numbers, and characters. In a string field, all characters are concatenated into a unit and are found as a whole.

Is located in the menu under -> Recherche. For the search there are different options consisting of -> main search, -> secondary search, -> search filter and combination by -> search operators.

Search Element

Entries in the search field are recorded as elements. The elements can be erased individually. Entries from the expert search have preceded the marking of the field from which they originate.

Search Result

-> hits

Search Field

Is located in the Search view (see menu) above the results. By entering search terms, a -> main search can be performed.

Search Filter

Filters records found by linked list entries.

Search Operators

Are commands (boolean logic) -, + ,, , (,) Search terms.


Allows access to program functions and areas.


Also called -> tab, is a control in the graphical user interface that serves as a navigation aid. The buttons are arranged in analogy to tabs.


Distinguish between records. They are used to set the status or release of an image.


Are small preview images.


The individual words in a text or contiguous strings, e.g. (2016) separated by spaces, commas, hyphens, or line breaks.


Is a toolbar that is visible in the graphical user interface and provides functions, actions, and tools.


Is a small pop-up window that displays an explanation or description of the function in the graphical user interface. Since it appears when the mouse pointer pauses, it is also known as -> Mouse over.

Hit (Match)

Are the -> search results / found files, which are displayed in the search view. These result, for example, Through a search, selection, or activation of filters. Maps contain a selection of hits.


Is possible at the beginning of a word (right-aligned, right-bound) or at the beginning of a word (left-aligned, left-bound). Truncation works like a placeholder and is used to consider several variants of a search term at the same time.

XML / EXIF ​​/ IPTC (read and write)

Can be read by importing metadata profiles (-> Mapping), managed in fields, and written to the file during export.