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Inherited Elements

If the element to be changed has been inherited by the entity by means of a relationship, the following dialog will be displayed:

Only the field name of the inherited element can be changed. The field name will be the name of the field in the LANSA Repository when the element is built. It can be up to nine characters in length, should follow normal field naming standards and must be unique within the model.

By default, the field name of the element will be the same as that of the element in the entity from which it has been inherited. Note that, if the same element has been inherited more than once by means of multiple relationships, the inherited elements must have unique names within the inheriting entity. Refer to 7.7.4 Creating Multiple Relationships.

Press the Cancel button if you do not wish to change the element.

Press the Reset button to reset the inherited element's field name back to its original field name.

Press the OK button to change the element. Once it has been validated, the Entity Elements list will be updated with the element's new details.