Working with MTS Files
An MDG Technology Selection (.MTS) file stores the selected options that you define when creating an MDG Technology File using the MDG Technology Wizard. If you use a .MTS file, you can edit it to change the features selected when you generated the file, and to add or remove the advanced features described in this topic.
Create a .MTS File
To create a .MTS file, select the Tools | Generate MDG Technology File menu option to launch the MDG Technology Wizard, and work through the screens as described in Create MDG Technologies. On the second page, select the Create a new MTS file option.
Advanced Options For Your .MTS File
Once you have created the .MTS file, you can add:
If you use a custom SQL search, the SQL must include ea_guid AS CLASSGUID and the object type.
Open the .MTS file in a text editor. To make it easier for you, you can copy the following lines and paste them into the file before the last line of the file (that is, just before the </MDG.Selections> lines:
(The code for the model validation configurations and model templates is provided in the corresponding sections, accessed via the links in the list above.)
You can, if necessary, have more than one line for each inclusion; for example, more than one ModelSearch. For each inserted line:
- In the file attribute, enter the filename of the Model Search XML file or Model View XML file.
Save the .MTS file.
Update the MDG Technology
Again select the Tools | Generate MDG Technology File menu option, but this time on the second page select Open an Existing MTS file and specify the file path of the .MTS file you have updated. Click on <Next> until the wizard is finished. Your MDG Technology file is updated.