Create a Relationship Using the Relationship Properties Window

The Relationship Properties window allows you to define and edit detailed properties for a Relationship.

When you create or edit a Relationship using the Relationship Properties window, you define:

  • General properties: Name, description, Relationship type, and cardinality.
  • Link properties: How to connect parent and child objects.
  • (Advanced Users) Database properties: Options for using a foreign key for the Relationship.
  • Auditing properties: Options for tracking records within the Relationship.
  • (Advanced Users) Advanced properties: How to handle objects that are children in a Relationship, define attributes, etc.

    The Relationship Properties window is available in the Relationship Editor (accessed from within a Blueprint in CSM Administrator).

To create a Relationship using the Relationship Properties window:

  1. Open the Relationship Editor.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Define properties for the Relationship:
    1. Define general properties.
    2. Define link properties.
    3. Define database properties.
    4. Define auditing properties.
    5. Define advanced properties.
  4. Select OK.

    The Relationship is added to the Business Object and is available in the Relationship Editor.

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