Table of Contents

(all in one file)

1. Databases and Interchange
1.1. Text Source Files
1.2. Interchange Database Conventions
1.3. The Product Database
1.4. Multiple Database Tables
1.5. Character Usage Restrictions
1.6. Database Attributes
1.7. Dictionary Indexing With INDEX
1.8. MEMORY for Memory-Only Databases
1.9. IMPORT_ONCE
1.10. MIRROR
1.11. SQL/DBI parameters
1.12. Importing in a Page
1.13. Exporting from a Database
1.14. Write Control
1.15. Global Databases

2. SQL Support
2.1. SQL Support via DBI
2.2. SQL Access Methods
2.3. Importing from an ASCII File

3. Managing DBM Databases
3.1. Making the Database
3.2. Updating Individual Records

4. Other Database Capabilities
4.1. Search Modification
4.2. Indexing

5. The Search Engine
5.1. The Search Form
5.2. Glimpse
5.3. Fast Binary Search
5.4. Coordinated and Joined Searching
5.5. Custom search operators
5.6. Specifying a Text-Based Search with SQL Syntax
5.7. One-Click Searches
5.8. Setting Display Options with mv_value
5.9. In-Page Searches
5.10. Search Profiles
5.11. Search Reference
5.12. The Results Page

6. Sorting

7. Shipping
7.1. Shipping Cost Database
7.2. Criteria Determination
7.3. Shipping Calculation Modes
7.4. How Shipping is Calculated
7.5. More On UPS-Style Lookup
7.6. Geographic Qualification
7.7. Handling Charges
7.8. Default Shipping Mode

8. User Database
8.1. The [userdb ...] Tag
8.2. Setting Defaults with the UserDB Directive
8.3. User Database Functions
8.4. Address Book
8.5. Accounts Book
8.6. Preferences
8.7. Carts
8.8. Controlling Page Access With UserDB
8.9. Using more than one table

9. Tracking and Back-End Order Entry
9.1. ASCII Backup Order Tracking
9.2. Database Tracking
9.3. Order Routing

10. SSL Support

11. Frequently Asked Questions
11.1. I can't get SQL to work: Undefined subroutine &Vend::Table::DBI::create ...
11.2. How can I use Interchange with Microsoft Access?