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Creating a business object

This topic is intended for administrators and developers with administration access rights in Episerver.

A business object extends customer and asset forms to track and relate types of data. You can create a new business object to support customized business scenarios. The following example shows how to create a Contract business object.

Creating a contract business object

  1. Go to Administration > System Settings > Business Foundation. The Business Foundation Configuration page appears.
  2. Click Create New and click New Business Object. The New Business Object dialog appears.

    Base Info

    • System Name. Enter the name of the business object, after which the Friendly Name and Plural Name fields are automatically populated.
    • Friendly Name. Alternative to the System Name.
    • Plural Name. Plural version of the system or friendly name, such as inventories.
    • Supports Extensions. Select the check box to extend an existing meta-class with extra properties. For example, you can extend a download class with imagedownload, which contains extra parameters such as height and width.

    Field Info

    • System Name. Enter a system name.
    • Friendly Name. Enter an easy-to-understand name.
    • Maximum Length. Enter the maximum number of characters allowed in this field.
  3. Click Save. The details of your newly created business object appear.
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