DDDescriptions

Stores additional descriptive information about any type of object.

An Object [data] Dictionary description is a programming object. The descriptions in DDDescriptions are available for use by special development tools, either those potentially available from Zim or those created by the application developer.

Establishing a Description

Call up the Development Center with the DC command, select DDDESCRIPTIONS from the OBJECTS drop-down menu, and use the tools of the Development Center to define the desired description.

Fields of the Descriptions Entity Set

Attributes

Description

DDObjectName

Name of the object being described

DDOwnerName

Name of the object that "owns" the object being described

DirName

Application directory location of the object being described

DDObjectType

The type of object being described

DDObjectDesc

The description

ObjectKey

A unique identifier assigned by the Development Center