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5.6.9 Building an Entity

To build an entity, select the entity's shape on the diagram and:

The Submit Entity Build dialog is displayed.

You are given some flexibility over what phases of the entity build are performed. Depending on the current build status of the entity, the check boxes for the Fields, File and Relationships build may or may not be checked or protected, allowing you to select or de-select build phases or parts therein.

Building fields:

Building the file:

Building relationships:

If you do not wish to perform any build activity for the entity, press the Cancel button.

Press the OK button to submit the selected build activities to the Builder Queue. The Submit Entity Build dialog is displayed:

Select Yes to display the Builder Queue, from where builds can be executed or No to return to the model diagram.

For more information regarding building entities, refer to 3.13 Building the Model.