Arrayed structures

An arrayed structure is comprised of more than one field with field type definitions that may or may not be the same. You can define an arrayed structure to your database dictionary record to ensure that, on any form (format) attached to a file, you have the ability to scroll more than one field at a time. When the cursor is in a scrolling field, associated information in one or more other fields will also scroll. For example, you can track contact names and phone numbers in a Configuration Item (CI) file. When scrolling the array of contact names, you can also designate the array of associated telephone numbers to scroll.

Caution: You cannot use the SQL Query method against fields contained within an arrayed structure.

Related topics

Adding a key
Alias fields
Methods for deleting database dictionary records
Deleting a key
Methods for updating database dictionary records
Modifying a key
Organization of arrays of structures in the database dictionary
Database dictionary

Add an array
Create the unique and attribute subtables
Designate unique fields in the array of structures
Name the unique and attribute files
View the unique and attribute subtables

Example: Arrayed structure