Specify Object Type details

Complete the fields.

Field Type / Max. length Contents
Name String / 50 Name and version that must be unique and fully identify the Object Type in the product's instance.
Version Integer / 4
View name String / 30 Name of the database view associated with this Object type. It is used when creating custom reports on this Object type.
Description String / 250 Description of the Object Type.
Import Id String / 50

Identifier of the Object Type in the import file.

For each line that the flat file reader reads, InterPlay / Datastore must retrieve the corresponding type that defines the structure of the line. Lines that store Object properties are identified by the Import Id that is found at the given rank (variable flat file) or at the given offset (fixed flat file). Lines that store element properties are identified by the name of the Element type that is found at the given rank or at the given offset.

Compatible with AccountingIntegrator String / 1

Check this field if the Object Type will be used to import and export Fixed Flat files (AccountingIntegrator format).

If this property is set to true, information on the fields offset in a line of the file will be generated in the deployment files.

Dictionary list String / 80

Dictionary list used to localize the labels of the Object Editors that are associated with the Object Type.

The sum of the length of all the dictionary names must not take more than 80 characters, separator included.

You can add / remove dictionaries via the and buttons.

Category String / 50 Default category set to the new Object Type instances. The object can be edited by the Object Editors with the same category (or by editors with no category).
Icon String / 250 The name of the image file used as icon appearing in the edition tree near the objects of the Object type.
Custom identifiers String / 250 List of the properties that uniquely identify the object. It is used when tracing events for objects of the Object type.

Tags

String / 250 List of tags declared in Global Settings.
Reporting String / 6

Defines if and when the report templates will be generated for this Object Type and Element Type:

Auto(default): default templates are used automatically when needed

Manual: default templates are generated at deploy time

None: no default template is generated

Generate default editor String / 1 Check this to generate a default editor automatically when a format is edited.
Partition key String / 30

Date property of the Object Type used to identify Datastore Partition.

Possible values are all the date properties defined for the current Object Type.

Space String / 50

Datastore space for holding objects of this type.

Possible values are all the spaces defined in the Settings collection, Global Settings, Spaces.

Audit Space String / 50

Datastore audit space for holding objects of this type.

Possible values are all the spaces defined in the Settings collection, Global Settings, Spaces.

Sampler key boolean

When this checkbox is set for a property, then:

  • The property is taken into consideration in as ‘sampler key’
  • The matching audit property (if it exists) is defined as ‘sampler key’ as well
  • The property and matching audit property are implicitly defined as ‘sampled data’
Sampled data boolean

When this checkbox is set for a property, then:

  • The property is taken into consideration in as sampled data : it will be stored as sampled data in AI Suite Studio
  • The matching audit property (if it exists) is defined as ‘sampled data’ as well
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