Constants

A constant is a programming object. Wherever the constant name is used in an application program, the software uses the value assigned to that constant in the Constants entity set.

Establishing a Constant

Select CONSTANTS from the DATABASE tab, and double click on an existing constant or right click on the CONSTANTS node to define a new constant.

Fields of the Constants Entity Set

Attributes

Description

ConstName

Name of the constant

DirName

Application directory location of the constant

ObjectKey

A unique identifier assigned by the Development Center

ConstValue  

Value of the constant

ConstType

Data type of the constant