Term Class

A Term object represents one entry in the system glossary. Accessed using the Repository Terms collection.

Associated table in .EAP file: t_glossary

Term Attributes

Attribute

Type

Notes

Meaning

String

Read/Write. The description of the term; its meaning.

ObjectType

ObjectType

Read only. Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

Term

String

Read/Write. The glossary item name.

TermID

Long

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

Type

String

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

Term 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

Update the current Term object after modification or appending a new item. If false is returned, check the GetLastError function for more information.