PrF UG inst entry field string

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When an instance is created for a class with a slot of String Value Type, the entry field corresponding to the slot is a String entry field. It takes ASCII characters as values, including upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and the basic symbols on the keyboard, such as !, _, and %. String values can also include spaces.

Single Cardinality

The entry field corresponding to a slot of value type String with Cardinality Single can contain a single ASCII string. It appears as an entry bar:

Single Cardinality entry field
  • To edit a value, click in the entry field and make your edits.

  • To create a value, enter a string in the entry field.

  • To clear a value, delete the value in the entry field.

Multiple Cardinality

The entry field corresponding to a slot of type String with Cardinality Multiple shows a display list with three buttons. This field takes a list of string values. If the at most value is set in the Cardinality field for the slot, there is a limit on the number of values you can enter.

Multiple Cardinality display list

To edit a pre-existing value:

  1. Select the value you want to edit.

  2. Click the View Value (all_object.view) button. An Edit String Value dialog box will be displayed.

  3. Edit the string directly in the entry field in the dialog box.

  4. Click OK.

To create a value:

  1. Click the Create Value (all_object.add) button. A Create String Value dialog box will be displayed.

  2. Enter a string in the entry field. You can enter ASCII characters, including upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and the basic symbols on the keyboard, such as !, _, and %. String values can also include spaces.

  3. Click OK.

To remove a value:

  1. Select the value(s) you want to remove.

  2. Click the Remove Value (all_object.remove) button. The selected values will be removed.


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