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Opening a View

Updated at: Jun 09, 2021 GMT+08:00


Views in GaussDB(for openGauss) databases cannot be edited because the views do not have primary keys.


  1. On the top menu bar, choose Database Management. On the displayed Objects tab, choose Views on the left, locate the target view, and click Open in the Operation column.

    Figure 1 Opening a view

  2. On the displayed page, check the view details directly or using Where Condition.

    Figure 2 Obtaining view details

    Table 1 Functions



    Where Condition

    Filters records.

    Copy Row

    Copies data of the selected row. Specifically, double-click the target row and then click Copy Row.

    Copy Column

    Allows you to copy all data in a column by selecting this column from the Copy Column drop-down list.

    Column Settings

    Allows you to set the columns you want to display.


    Allows you to update table data manually.

    Row Details

    Shows the detailed information of a specified row.

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