Roles

Defines alternative names for entity sets, relationships or for subsets of an object's members.

A role is a programming object that provides an alternative name for a data object or for a subset of the members of a data object.

Establishing a Role

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

Fields of the Roles Entity Set

Attributes

Description

RoleName

Name of the role

OwnerName

Name of the object that "owns" the role

RoleCondition

The role condition

DirName

Application directory location of the role

ObjectKey

A unique identifier assigned by the Development Center