Specifying the ID Definitions

The ID definitions must uniquely identify element properties at run time.

Creating ID Definitions

To specify the required ID definitions:

  1. Right-click ID Definitions, and then click New Child > ID Definition.

    This opens the Enter Object ID dialog box.

  2. In the ID Definition field, type TUTORIAL_IDDEF_IssueID, then click OK.
  3. In the Properties folder, click TUTORIAL_PROP_ELE_TicketNumber (Numeric) and drag and drop it onto the TUTORIAL_IDDEF_IssueID.

    This opens the Create Relationships dialog box.

  4. Click OK.
  5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 twice, substituting the following:
    ID Definition and Target for Drag & Drop Property to Drag and Drop
    TUTORIAL_IDDEF_PriorityFilter TUTORIAL_PROP_ELE_Priority (SelectValue)
    TUTORIAL_IDDEF_IssueFilter TUTORIAL_PROP_STATIC_IssueFilter (String)

The resulting ID definitions should look like:

Associating ID Definitions with their Element Types

To associate the ID definitions with their respective Element Types, expand the Element Types folder:

  1. Right-click TUTORIAL_ELE_Issue, and then click Edit.

    This opens the Edit Properties dialog box.

  2. Double-click the ID Definition value cell, click TUTORIAL_IDDEF_IssueID.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 substituting the following:
    Element Type ID Definition
    TUTORIAL_ELE_PriorityFilter TUTORIAL_IDDEF_PriorityFilter
  5. Click File > Save.