Example: Configure a Class Attribute Definition

  1. CLASS

 

Field in
Attribute Dialog Box

 

Function in
Object Dialog Box

A

Title

Manufacturer field.

B

Value

Value displays in the Manufacturer field.

C

Data type

Data type

Accepted in the Manufacturer field.

Corresponds to point data types.

D

Instantiation type

Select an option form the drop-down list as follows:

 

 

Optional

The field displays and can be filled or left blank.

 

 

Required

The field displays and must be filled before the dialog box can be closed.

 

 

Static

The field does not display; the entry is used for all objects.

 

 

Static Display

The field does display as a read-only field.

  1. OBJECT

Field

Description

Manufacturer

The entry reflects the Class specifications entered in the Value field in the (Class) Attribute dialog box.

Note: The field name is specified in the Prompt field in the (Class) Attribute dialog box.

More information

Step 3.3. Configure a class attribute definition.