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A simple type is a user-defined data type for your entity attributes. Simple types can be created inside a context.


  1. Open a context diagram, select Start of the navigation path Model Next navigation step Simple Types End of the navigation path, click the Add a Row tool, and then click the Properties tool.
    Note You can only create simple types under a context.
  2. Enter an appropriate Name for the type and then select a type from the Data type field list (or click the ... tool to the right of the list to select another simple or structured type or constant).
  3. Click OK to complete the creation of the simple type, which is now available for selection as a data type for other objects.