Entity screen > Relationship tab

Specifies the relationships between entities.

Figure: Entity Relationship screen

Entity Relationship screen

Video: Build Your First Custom Entity

Examples

Prerequisites

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 Relationship tab.

    Click Relationship 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.

Add Relationship Add Relationship icon

Opens this Screen:
New Relationship screen.
Function of this Screen:
Creates a relationship between 2 entities
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 (...).

Relationship Name

Function:
Shows the display name for the relationship.
Accepted Values:
Read only.

Parent Entity

Function:
Shows the entity with which you created a relationship.
Accepted Values:
Read only.

Related Field

Function:
Shows the entity field with which you created a relationship.
Accepted Values:
Read only.

Child Entity

Function:
Shows the entity that is a child of this entity.
Accepted Values:
Read only.

Dependent Field

Function:
Shows the dependent field for an entity that is a child of this entity.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Limitations:

Actions

Function:
Specifies the type of action for the relationship to do.
Accepted Values:
  • Delete Delete icon - Deletes a relationship.
Default Value:
None
Limitations: