Metric Class

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

Associated table in .EAP file:     t_objectmetrics

Metric Attributes:

Attribute

Type

Notes

Name

String

Read/Write

The name of the metric.

 

Notes

String

Read/Write

Notes about this metric.

 

ObjectType

ObjectType

Read only

Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

 

Type

String

Read/Write

The metric type.

 

Weight

Long

Read/Write

A user-defined weighting for estimation or metric purposes.

 

Metric 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

Updates the current Metric object after modification or appending a new item.

If false is returned, check the GetLastError function for more information.