Entity screen > Data tab

Puts records in one or more entity fields.

Figure: Entity Data screen

Entity Data screen

Video: Build Your First Custom Entity

Examples

Prerequisites

Good to Know

  • The system supplies values to these standard fields. Therefore, you can not change values to these fields:
    • ID
    • Created Date
    • Last Modified Date
    • Created By
    • Last Modified By

How to Start

  1. Click App Builder.

    Build Apps screen
  2. On the App Explorer screen, click Data Entities.

    Click Data Entities Screen
  3. On the Data Entities Home screen, click Entities.

    Click Entities
  4. On the Entities screen, click an entity.

    Entities screen
  5. Click the Data tab.

    Data tab

Fields

Field Name Definition

Navigate To Other Entity Navigate To Other Entity icon

Opens this Screen:
Navigate To Entity screen.
Function of this Screen:
Shows the list of AgilePoint NX entities. You can click the entity names to see or configure the entity.

Search Data Search Data icon

Function:
Does a search for records.

Add Data Add Data icon

Opens this Screen:
Inserts records in the entity fields for the entity.
Example:
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Refresh Refresh icon

Function:
Updates the information on the screen.

Clone Entity Clone Entity icon

Opens this Screen:
Clone Entity screen
To Open this Field:
On the right side of the screen, click the Ellipses (...).
Function of this Screen:
Creates a copy of an entity.
Example:
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Export Entity Model

Opens this Screen:
Export Entity Model screen.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the right side of the screen, click Ellipses (...).
Function of this Screen:
Downloads an entity template from AgilePoint NX Data Entities to your local machine as an XML file, a JSON file, or a Microsoft Excel file.
Example:
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Export Data

Opens this Screen:
Export Data screen.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the right side of the screen, click Ellipses (...).
Function of this Screen:
Downloads records from an entity as an XML file, a JSON file, or a Microsoft Excel file to your local machine.
Example:
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Import Data

Opens this Screen:
Import Data screen.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the right side of the screen, click Ellipses (...).
Function of this Screen:
Uploads a collection of exported records from your local machine, and adds it to an entity in AgilePoint NX Data Entities.
Example:
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Import Fields

Opens this Screen:
Import Fields screen.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the right side of the screen, click Ellipses (...).
Function of this Screen:
Uploads a group of exported entity fields from your local machine, and adds it to an entity in AgilePoint NX Data Entities.
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Sync Analytics

Function:
Creates a connection between an entity with the Analytics database where the entity data is updated for reporting and analytics.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the right side of the screen, click Ellipses (...).

Actions

Function:
Specifies the type of action to do for the records.
Accepted Values:
  • View/Edit View or Edit icon - View or change the records.
  • Clone Clone icon - Creates a new record that is a copy of an existing record.
  • Delete Delete icon - Deletes the records.
Default Value:
None
Example:
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Delete Entity Record Delete Entity Record icon

Opens this Screen:
Delete Entity Records screen
To Open this Field:
  1. On the right side of the screen, click the Ellipses (...).
  2. Select the records to delete.
Function of this Screen:
Deletes the entity records.