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This function allows the user to dynamically view external objects as well as external object structures.

 

INQUIRE

The user must have a security profile linked to the External Object View function with an access allowed of at least Inquire.

 

On this tab the following fields can be viewed:

 

hmtoggle_plus1Close

When clicked, it closes the current tree structure and, if shown, the "Object Store(s) and File Name(s)" list box.

hmtoggle_plus1Navigation Direction

The options provided determine whether structure being viewed is to be shown top-down (Explode) or bottom-up (Implode).

hmtoggle_plus1Show

When clicked, it shows the object structure according to the "View Structure" and "Navigate Direction" settings selected.

hmtoggle_plus1View/Play

The "View/Play" button is enabled when an entry is selected in the "Tree Structure".  When the "View/Play" button is clicked, the object is viewed/played.

 

When the object has more than one store and file name, a list box is displayed containing a list of file names and stores for the object of which one must be selected for viewing/playing.

 

If there is only one store and file name, the selected object will be viewed/played.

hmtoggle_plus1View Structure Listbox

This list box displays all the objects that are linked to this part. When the user double clicks on any object in the list box, the system automatically views/plays the selected object.

 

It displays a characteristic or object structure depending on the "View Option" and "Navigation Direction" settings when the "Show" button is clicked.

 

When an object structure is displayed, left clicking on an entry in the tree structure, will enable the "View/Play" button.  When clicked, the object will be viewed/played.

 

When the object has more than one store and file name, a list box is displayed containing a list of file names and stores for the object of which one must be selected for viewing/playing.

hmtoggle_plus1View Structure

When clicking the "Show" button, a structure is displayed according to the options selected.

 

Object Structure

When this option is selected, the structure displays a hierarchy of External Objects.

 

Characteristic Structure

When this option is selected, the structure displays a hierarchy of Characteristics.