So, only 3 steps for most users:
Extract the zipfile and put the extracted folder "datagenerator" in your local webfolder.
Make sure the folders `templates_c` and `/misc/saved` are writable.
Typ "localhost/datagenerator" in your browser and start generating data.
The following databases are not included in the dropdownlist to prevent accidentally changing: 'information_schema', 'mysql','webauth' and 'phpmyadmin'.
In the maingrid you can save a configuration by clicking on the 'save this configuration' button.
The application automatically sets default values. Sometimes however it can be handy to have real-like data in your database.
That can be useful for testing `sorting` functions, for viewing the look and feel of a website, checking if functions which do some math are working as you expect etc.
To set custom options you can choose an option in the combo...
... or define your own values...
... or set a range
These are the options:
... or select a field from a table in the same_as column ...
With the refresh button you can see the effect of your changes in the `example values` column.
After you are satisfied with the example values in the `example values` column you can export the data to text or import in the database immediately.
There are many configuration settings you can change to your personal needs or wishes.