About String Expressions

You can incorporate simple string substitution in data item fields that use character strings. You enter a class attribute as a variable in a string expression in the edit field when you configure the data item.

Available variables include:

All class attributes are available as variables. You can define your own variables, or you can use the CIMPLICITY attributes.

CIMPLICITY predefined variables, which are:


Object ID, e.g. \TANK1.


ID of the data item, e.g. \LEVEL.


Class ID, e.g. \GefTank.

Use brackets {} to enclose variable values. (Brackets are also used for variables in CimEdit.)

More information

Option 4.3.2. Use string expressions.