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Term Class

A Term object represents one entry in the system glossary. Terms can be accessed using the Repository Terms collection.

Associated table in .EAP file

t_glossary

Term Attributes

Attribute

Remarks

See also

Meaning

String

Notes: Read/Write

The description of the term; its meaning.

ObjectType

ObjectType

Notes: Read only

Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

Term

String

Notes: Read/Write

The glossary item name.

TermID

Long

Notes: Read only

A local ID number to identify the term in the model.

Type

String

Notes: Read/Write

The type this term applies to (for example, business or technical).

Term Methods

Method

Remarks

See also

GetLastError()

String

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

Refresh

Void

Notes: Forces Enterprise Architect to reload the Glossary terms from the database.

If an element is selected, it will have to be re-selected before the 'Note' fields and windows reflect the updated Glossary terms.

Update()

Boolean

Notes: Updates the current Term object after modification or appending a new item.

If False is returned, check the 'GetLastError()' function for more information.