Step 1. Enter Item Types in the TrackerCfg_ui

Note: The Item Types component will be blank if you are creating the TADB configuration for the first time. Entries will display if you attached an existing TADB database and merged the data. You can follow these steps to edit existing configurations.

  1. Expand the PRT>Advanced folders in the TrackerCfg_UI left pane.

  2. Double-click Item Types.

The Types box (and its subordinate boxes) display in the TrackerCFG_UI right pane.

Note: If .xml meta-data has been imported, the imported Item Types will display after you merge the databases.

  1. Click the New button above the Types box.

The PRT Item Type Configuration dialog box opens.

  1. Fill in the fields as follows.



Item Type ID

Names the item that will be tracked by PRT and stored in the SQL database.


Informative description of the item.

Item Type Code

An internally used reference.



The next higher number from the last assigned code.

Note: If you delete the item to which a code is assigned, that number is not re-assigned.


Class to which the item belongs.

A class can have one or more items. This category enables you to get or make decisions that apply to related items.

Tracking Type


Check if you want to positively identify (and track) each item as it moves through the process.



Check if the item does not have to be tracked.

  1. Click OK.

  1. Click the Save button on the TrackerCfg_UI toolbar to save your new entries.

Note: The POMS project includes a default item type, ORDER. You can edit the name or delete it if you don't want to use it.

Result: The type you created displays in the Types box. Item data will be stored in TADB when you do a TADB Configuration Update and PRT when you do a CIMPLICITY configuration update..

More information

3.1. Configure the TADB meta-data through the TrackerCfg_UI.