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Define Additional Business Object Properties

After you define the basic properties for a Business Object, you can define some additional options and behaviors. Use the Business Object Properties window to define the following additional properties:

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To define additional Business Object properties:

  1. Open the Business Object Properties window:
    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, displaying the Object Manager in its Main Pane. The Object Manager lists the existing Business Objects.

    2. In the Object Manager, click a Business Object in the Object tree, and then click the Edit Business Object task in the Structure area.

      The Business Object Editor opens.

      Tip: You can also click the Edit Business Object button Business Object Button on the Blueprint Editor Toolbar to open the Business Object Editor.

    3. Click the Bus Ob Properties button.

      The Business Object Properties window opens.

  2. Define additional properties for the Business Object:

    Note: You can also return to the basic properties you defined and edit them, if needed.

    1. Define lifecycle properties.
    2. Define search results properties.
    3. Define Attachments properties.
    4. Define database properties.
    5. Define history properties.
    6. Define record locking settings.
    7. Define advanced options.
  3. Click OK.

    The Business Object Editor opens, and then add, edit, and delete Fields.

  4. Publish the Blueprint (File>Publish Blueprint) to commit the changes, or save the Blueprint (File>Save Blueprint) to continue making other changes.

    Note: Before publishing a Blueprint that contains Business Objects, ensure that each Business Object has at least one Form and one Grid defined and that all of the appropriate Fields have been created.

In This Section

Define Lifecycle Properties for a Business Object

Define Search Results Properties for a Business Object

Define Attachments Properties for a Business Object

Define Database Properties for a Business Object

Define History Properties for a Business Object

Define Record Locking Settings for a Business Object

Define Advanced Properties for a Business Object

See Also

Create/Edit a Business Object

Define Basic Business Object Properties

Define Business Object Actions

Scan a Business Object

Undo Business Object Changes within a Blueprint

Add a Business Object to a Blueprint

View Blueprint Changes for a Business Object

Export a Business Object Schema

View the Business Object Publish Log