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Binding paths address the different properties and lists in a model and define how a node in the hierarchical data tree can be found.

A binding path consists of a number of name tokens, which are separated by a separator char. In all models provided by the framework, the separator char is the slash "/".

A binding path can either be absolute or relative: Absolute binding paths start with a slash, relative binding paths start with a name token and are resolved relative to the context of the control that is bound. A context exists either for each entry of the aggregation in case of aggregation binding or can be set explicitly for a control by using the setBindingContext method.

When you use multiple models, specify the model name within the binding path to address the correct model. The same applies for setting a binding context for such a model. The binding path must start with the model name followed by a '>' as shown in the following example for setting a binding context.

oControl.setBindingContext(oContext );

Binding path examples:


//with model name