Workbench 0.18 User Guide

Glossary

Desktop

The area surrounding the workpad where data objects are placed ready for processing.

Guest Tool

A tool in the tool box that is not part of the Workbench software suite.

Native Tool

A tool that is provided by a Feature Pack Workbench.

Toolbox

The Workbench container where tools are stored ready for use.

Transformer

An executable that reads a source file in one format and outputs a file of another format.

Workpad

The active area in the desktop where a data object is placed ready for operations to be applied to it.

Workflow

A set of instructions that prompt the analyst for information and adapt accordingly.  The Workflow may contain options to automatically execute tools and consume the resulting output.