Effort Class

An Effort is a named item with a weighting that can be associated with an element for purposes of building metrics about the model. Efforts are accessed through the Element Efforts collection.

Associated table in .EAP file:     t_objecteffort

Effort Attributes:

Attribute

Type

Notes

Name

String

Read/Write

The name of the effort.

 

Notes

String

Read/Write

Notes about the effort.

 

ObjectType

ObjectType

Read only

Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

 

Type

String

Read/Write

The effort type.

 

Weight

Long

Read/Write

A weighting factor.

 

Weight2

Float

Read/Write

A weighting factor.

 

Effort Methods:

Method

Type

Notes

GetLastError ()

String

Returns a string value describing the most recent error that occurred in relation to this object.

This function is rarely used as an exception is thrown when an error occurs.

 

Update ()

Boolean

Saves the effort to the model.