A property is defined to be a certain data type when it is created.
The property data type definition can be a child to an object, transaction, or fetch definition.
This data type specifies the type of data and its behavior within the property. The data
types range from primitive types common to most or all development platforms, to more
robust types that in other languages would be created by developers as classes,
structures, or objects depending on the tool or language in use.
Following a brief description of each property data type available
- Boolean: The Boolean
property data type stores a true or false value.
- Collection: The collection
property data type is defined to store multiple object instances
of the same type as a property of a parent object, transaction,
- Complex Table Selection: The
complex table selection property type is used to store a selection
made by the user from a complex table.
- Data Table Selection: The
data table selection property type is used to store a selection
made from a data table.
- Date: The date property
type is used to store a calendar date value.
- Date and Time: The date
and time property type stores a value consisting of a calendar date
and time of day.
- Decimal Number: The decimal
number property data type stores numeric value with a fractional
- Duration: The duration
property data type is used to store a duration of time.
- External Data: An external
data property stores a reference to a file stored on the client
device’s file system and that is external to the production data
of the application.
- Identifier: The identifier
property data type stores a non-negative integer value that is a
unique identifier for an object.
- Image: The image property
stores a still picture or other image captured on the client device
from either the device’s camera or selected from the file system.
- Integral Number: An
integral number property stores whole numbers.
- Location: A location
property stores a location value returned by a GPS unit that includes
the latitude, longitude, dilution, and number of satellites.
- Object: The object
property data type stores an object instance as a property of a
- Signature: The signature
property type stores a signature entered by a user on the Agentry
- String: The string
property data type stores any character values as a single string.
- Time: The time property
data type stores a time of day value.