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Formats Menu Extend Submenu

Formats Menu Extend Submenu

The Formats Menu Extend Submenu defines actions to be applied to either the source or the target format structure. Generally speaking, this menu is entirely contextual, and so certain actions will only be available under certain conditions (such as a node being selected).



Add Atrribute
This action will add an attribute type to the source or target node tree selected. This is contextually performed via the Add Attribute Dialog.

Add Field
This action allows the user to add a new field to the source or target tree structure selected. This is contextually performed through the Add Field Dialog.

Add Element
This action allows the user to add a new element to the source or target format structure. This is contextually performed through the Add Element Dialog.

Edit Selected Node
This action allows the user to edit a node selected in the source or target tree via the Edit Selected Node Dialog.

Convert Anonymous Datatype
This action allows the user to convert a selected datatype in the source or target format tree of the “anonymous” designation to a named type, which is entered into a textfield upon the action’s selection.

Moved Format Node
These actions allow the use to move a selected node in the source or target tree up or down in the list. This has no actual impact on the performance or outcome of the mapping, but is instead used to allow the user to organize information manually into a cohesive and preferred format.

Delete Selected Structure
This action will delete a node or structure selected in the source or target format tree, and any subnode or structures within the selected item. The application may ask the user for confirmation before performing this action.

ACORD
This menu item will open the ACORD Menu for the manipulation of the selected formatting tree.

ACORD_PCS
This menu item will open the ACORD_PCS Menu for the manipulation of the selected formatting tree.

Save source format as…
This item allows user to save current source of target format as a separated XML Schema file.

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