Customizing Classes

Last modified on January 31st, 2017.


This section contains outlined instructions for how to customize the current set of classes defined in your project's database schema.

Note that by default, the 'Schema Editor' displays a list of currently defined schema-based classes. In order to perform each of the tasks outlined below, it is necessary to first have "Classes" highlighted in the 'Select' tab of the left sidebar to toggle the view to display a list of the currently defined schema-based classes.

 

Adding a New Class

Below are the steps necessary to add a new class to your project’s database schema.

  1. Within the 'Schema Editor', ensure "Classes" is highlighted in the 'Select' tab of the left sidebar.

  2. Click the blue 'New Class' button located on the toolbar, as shown below:

    Click the New Class Button

  3. The view will update to display a 'New Class' form. Here you can quickly type in a name, description and other attributes of your new class.

    Enter a Name

  4. When you have finished entering information, click the 'Save' button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project's database schema.

 

Editing an Existing Class

Below are the steps necessary to edit an existing class in your project's database schema.

  1. Within the 'Schema Editor', ensure "Classes" is highlighted in the 'Select' tab of the left sidebar.

  2. Locate the class you'd like to edit and click anywhere within the class's displayed row, as shown below:

    Click Class Row to Edit

  3. The view will update to display an edit form, where you can change attributes of the existing class.

    Edit Existing Class Attributes

    Note that the 'Schema Editor' only allows users to edit attributes of user-defined classes added to the default schema. All classes included in the schema by default are locked and you will only have the option of whether or not to hide them. For specific instructions on hiding a class, see Hiding a Class.

  4. Click the 'Save' button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project's database schema.

Customizing Classes

Last modified on January 31st, 2017. 


This section contains outlined instructions for how to customize the current set of classes defined in your project’s database schema.

Note that by default, the ‘Schema Editor’ displays a list of currently defined schema-based classes. In order to perform each of the tasks outlined below, it is necessary to first have “Classes” highlighted in the ‘Select’ tab of the left sidebar to toggle the view to display a list of the currently defined schema-based classes.

 

Adding a New Class

Below are the steps necessary to add a new class to your project’s database schema.

  1. Within the ‘Schema Editor’, ensure “Classes” is highlighted in the ‘Select’ tab of the left sidebar.

  2. Click the blue ‘New Class’ button located on the toolbar, as shown below:

    Click the New Class Button

  3. The view will update to display a ‘New Class’ form. Here you can quickly type in a name, description and other attributes of your new class.

    Enter a Name

  4. When you have finished entering information, click the ‘Save’ button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project’s database schema.

 

Editing an Existing Class

Below are the steps necessary to edit an existing class in your project’s database schema.

  1. Within the ‘Schema Editor’, ensure “Classes” is highlighted in the ‘Select’ tab of the left sidebar.

  2. Locate the class you’d like to edit and click anywhere within the class’s displayed row, as shown below:

    Click Class Row to Edit

  3. The view will update to display an edit form, where you can change attributes of the existing class.

    Edit Existing Class Attributes

    Note that the ‘Schema Editor’ only allows users to edit attributes of user-defined classes added to the default schema. All classes included in the schema by default are locked and you will only have the option of whether or not to hide them. For specific instructions on hiding a class, see Hiding a Class.

  4. Click the ‘Save’ button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project’s database schema.