This object type is used to document the properties of an interface.

In the predefined Predict metastructure, a property can have passive and active associations of the following types:

Valid passive association: "Defined in IE"
Valid active association: no predefined association

This document covers the following topics:

Property Maintenance Menu

This menu is called with function code M and object code PY in a Predict main menu, or with the command MAINTAIN PROPERTY.

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Plan   0               - (PY) Property Maintenance -            Profile SYSTEM

 Function                              Function

 A  Add a Property                     D  Display Property
 C  Copy Property                      L  Link children
 M  Modify Property                    S  Select Property from list
 N  Rename Property                    
 P  Purge Property                     

Function .............. 

Property ID ...........                                  Attributes....*
Copy ID ...............
Defined in IE .........

Restrictions .........*   Profile Default,empty         Association ...*

Command ===>

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The Property Maintenance menu contains only global attributes. See Global Attributes.

The functions are described in the section Maintenance in the Predict Reference documentation.

Add a Property Screen

The following screen appears for the function Add a Property. The screens for functions Copy and Modify are similar.

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                            - Add a Property -
Property ........ EXAMPLE
Defined in IE ..*
Keys ..                                                            
Zoom: N
 Property name ....
 Readonly .........   (Y/N)
 Abstract    Zoom: N

Parameters not listed here are described under Global Attributes.

Property ID of the property.
Property name Name of the property.
Y Variables cannot be modified.

Property Retrieval

Information on property objects is gathered using standard retrieval functions. See the section Retrieval in the Predict Reference documentation.

Output Options for Property Retrieval

The output options valid for this object type are identical to those for object type dataspace. See Output Options for Dataspace Retrieval.