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Export a Blueprint Schema

A Blueprint Schema is a collection of meta-data that is exported from your system as a single document (.html, .rtf, .txt, or .xml) to textually expose your Business Object definitions and database structure. Use a Blueprint Schema to quickly and easily scan the characteristics of your Business Objects.

You can export the following meta-data for Major, Supporting, and Lookup Objects:

To export a Blueprint Schema:

  1. In the CSM Administrator main window, click the Blueprints category, and then click the Create a New Blueprint task.

    Note: If working on a saved Blueprint, open the existing Blueprint.

    The Blueprint Editor opens.

  2. On the Blueprint Editor toolbar, click Tools>Export Schema.

    The Export Schema to File window opens.

    Export Blueprint Schema

  3. Select the types of Business Objects to export in the Schema:
  4. Select the items (meta-data) to export in the Schema:
  5. Click OK.

    The Print Blueprint Schema to File window opens.

  6. Provide a location, filename, and file type (.html, .rtf, .txt, or .xml) for the Schema, and then click Save.

    The selected meta-data is exported to a Schema file. You can then open and view the Blueprint Schema in a viewing tool, such as Microsoft Word.

See Also

Access Blueprint Tools/Functionality

Define Directory Services

Define a Configuration Management System

View the Blueprint Publish Log

Define Global Database Settings