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The following terms include those that are Memento-specific and those that relate to the user of databases and mobile applications.

A

Aggregation
In Memento, the set of operations and views that apply to the entire library or to each entry group in the library as well as to the entire library. Operations include sum, average, maximum, and minimum. Views include showing entries from related libraries when they are related to the shown entries of the current library.
Autofill
In Memento, the act of filling in data from an appropriate external data source when an entry is created

C

Card
Synonyms: dialog, form
A proper subset of a screen that pops up "in front of" a screen to support the collection of information or performance of a task, and upon completion, returns to the "underlying" screen.
Also, in Card View, the Display of an entry in a list in the form of a card, shown 2-up, and showing the same information as is shown in List View — namely, thumbnail (if any), entry name, entry description, and entry status.

D

Database
A general term for an organized set of data, gathered and organized for a purpose, generally comprising multiple libraries. One could consider the set of libraries within a Group to be a database; or perhaps each set of libraries that are linked together to formulate a solution; or the entire Memento Cloud for a given user.
Dialog
Synonyms: card, form (In Memento, the term card is preferred.)
A proper subset of a screen that pops up "in front of" a screen to support the collection of information or performance of a task, and upon completion, returns to the "underlying" screen.

E

Entry
Synonyms: record, row
A unit of fielded data within a library
Entries List Footer Bar
A display bar at the foot of a list of entries. It often includes the number of entries in the list and might contain aggregation information, as well.
Context - Entries List screen
Entries List Group Bar
A display bar within a list of entries. It is a header bar for a sublist of entries whose grouping values match. It may contain the number of entries in the sublist and other aggregation information for the sublist.
Context - Entries List screen
Entries List Header Bar
A display bar at the head of a list of entries. It may include the number of entries in the list as well as aggregation information.
Context - Entries List screen

F

Filter
The restriction of a list of library entries to those whose values match certain filtration criteria
Context - Entries List screen, right-side menu
Filter tabs
The ability to set filters up as tabs on the Entries List screen to allow the combination of filters and quick switching between them
Context - Entries List screen, right-side menu
Form
Synonyms: card, dialog (In Memento, the term card is preferred.)
A proper subset of a screen that pops up "in front of" a screen to support the collection of information or performance of a task, and upon completion, returns to the "underlying" screen.

G

Group 
Context - Libraries List screen 
A library group, or subdivision of the libraries in a database. Groups simplify lists of libraries. They are merely containers; there is no functionality defined for groups.
Context - Entries List screen, right-side menu 
The act of summarizing a list of entries by the values of a field of the library.
A set of such matching entries.

L

Library
Synonym: table
A container for entries (records, rows) of fielded data
List
A list is just a list — a sequence of items of whatever sort. There are a few primary lists of interest in Memento, starting with the list of libraries and the list of entries within a Library. Each of these is a dedicated screen.

P

Page 
Context - Entry View card, Entry Edit card 
A subdivision of the set of fields of a library. The initial page for a library is on a tab called MAIN. The user can add more pages; each will have a name and a tab; and each will have its own set of fields. Each entry in a library contains all fields across all pages.
Context - the Memento Wiki 
As in any wiki, the information is organized primarily in pages. These are Web pages. The secondary organizing unit in wikis is the category.

R

Record
Synonyms: entry, row (In Memento, the term entry is preferred.)
A unit of fielded data within a library
Right-side Menu 
Context - Library Entries List screen 
On the right edge of an Entries List screen is a menu that can be pulled out, part way or fully, by dragging from the right edge to the left. This menu contains options affecting the view of entries.
Row
Synonyms: entry, record (In Memento, the term entry is preferred.)
A unit of fielded data within a library.

S

Screen
As Memento is an application running natively on a device, its display normally consumes the device's entire screen. In certain circumstances — such as on devices that support multitasking — a Memento screen may occupy only a portion of the device's screen.
Sort
The ordering of a list of entries of library data by the values of one or more fields of the library
Context - Memento Entries List 
An Action one can perform on the entries in an Entries List.
See right-side menu.
Subheader
A grouping of fields within a library page

T

Table
Synonym: library (In Memento, the term library is preferred.)
A container for rows (entries, records) of fielded data
In Memento, also the name of a view on the Entries List screen
See Library Entries List screen
Team
A new category of tariffs for Memento Business users, allowing centralized control over accounts and PRO licenses
Trigger
A JavaScript stored within a library that is set to run upon the occurrence of certain phases of certain events that an entry goes through during its processing
See Triggers

U

User group
A collection of user accounts that share access privileges for Team Business users