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A structured type is a data type comprising a list of attributes, each of which has its own data type.


  1. Open a context diagram, select the Structured Type tool in the CDS toolbox and click in the diagram.
    Note You can only create structured types under a context.
  2. Enter an appropriate Name for the type and then click the Columns tab to define its attributes.
  3. For each attribute, click the Add a Row tool, enter an appropriate Name for the attribute, and then select a type from the Data type field list (or click the ... tool to the right of the list to select a simple or structured type or constant).
  4. Click OK to complete the creation of the structured type, which is now available for selection as a data type for other objects.