Multiple databases

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Multiple databases

 

Create a New Database

 

To create a new database, click the  Database  button in the local archive window.

 

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Then select  New database . You can also use the  Ctrl + F8  shortcut.

 

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Choose the location and name of the database. You are advised to create the database file in a new empty folder.

 

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Click  Save . The database will open in a new window. The name of the database is visible on the title bar. The location is presented in the tooltip box over the free space indicator icon.

 

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Open Database

 

To open an existing database, click the  Database  button in the local archive window.

 

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Then select  Open database . You can also use the  Shift + F8  shortcut.

 

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Browse for the database file and click  Open . The database will open in a new window.

 

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To quickly access recently opened databases, click the  Recently opened  menu item.

 

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Default Database

 

The default database is created automatically in the Documents\RadiAntDB folder.

This database is loaded automatically after RadiAnt is started.

Studies received from PACS locations are automatically stored in the default database.

 

You can choose an alternative database as the default by clicking  Advanced -> Set as default  - in the menu under the Database button on the local archive window toolbar.

 

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