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Are there any restriction on number of work objects included in a cover or folder?

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September 25, 2012 - 2:34pm

Also does the included work objects in Cover and Folder need to be directly or indirectly inherited from Cover- or Folder- classes respectively?

September 26, 2012 - 3:37am

Restriction:
Prior to v6 no restriction.
From v6 you can define the max instances in Rule-Obj-CaseType rule definition.

Inheritance:
Prior to v6, No support to cover within covers / folders with in covers. So, covered objects with in cover cannot inherit from Cover- / Folder-

From v6, Cover with in the cover is supported. So, covered objects with in the cover may inherit from Cover- / Object-

In all versions, Folders can contain folders / covers / objects. So, cover objects with in the folder may inherit from Cover- / Object- / Folder-

Hope this helps.

Thanks,
Revanth

September 26, 2012 - 10:58am

Thanks Revanth for the great explanation!

August 27, 2016 - 2:15pm

Few points to remember...

  • Rule-Obj-CaseType was introduced in V6.1 it will not be found in applications built in versions 4/5
  • Starting with V6.1 a cover can have another cover as a subcase. This was not allowed in versions 4/5
  • By default a work object is a WORK-COVER- in version 6/7 whereas it was a WORK-OBJECT- derivative in versions 4/5