When you add a new Object or edit an existing Object, you specify the name of the Object, a number of Object Descriptions, and a number of Sub-Objects. Whether you use a fixed field for the name of an Object, the number of Object Descriptions, and Sub-Objects is configured in the Data Model.
If a fixed field for the name has been enabled, you can enter this in a single line input field (max 5000 characters). The name of an Object stores unformatted characters.
Intrinsic/static attributes of an Object are described by Object Descriptions. Depending on the way in which you have configured your Data Model, the following input fields are available.
|Reference: Object Type||This Object Description is a search box with which you can query the referenced Object Type. One Object Description can contain multiple references to Objects of the referenced Object Type.|
|Reference: Classification||This Object Description is a search box with which you can query the referenced Classification. One Object Description can contain multiple references to Categories of the referenced Classification.|
|Reference: Reversal||A reference to a Reversal, not editable.|
|String||A single line input field. Enter a single line string (max 5000 characters). A string stores unformatted characters.|
|Number||A whole number (integer), no decimal. Maximum 19 digits.|
|Numeric (Decimal)||A whole number or decimal. A decimal can be entered using the decimal separator |
|Text||A multi-line input field. Enter non-formatted text.|
|Text (layout)||A multi-line input field. Enter formatted text.|
|Text (tags & layout)||A multi-line input field. Enter formatted text. In this Object Description, words can be related to other Objects. To create a textual relation, select a word and click the green 'object' button that appears. Select a Type and find one or more Objects. To edit a textual relation, click on the relationship and click the blue 'object' button. Click the blue '&' button to re-use a previously used relation. Click the blue '+' button to select the last used relation. Click the red 'x' button to remove an existing relation.|
|True/False||A true/false field.|
|Date||A date field, using the following date formats:|
It is possible to substitute the default date delimiter
|Serial String||A single line input field with an incrementing integer |
|Media||Upload any kind of media (i.e. png, pdf, mp3).|
|Media (External)||Link to external media resources (e.g. http://url.com/map.png or http://youtu.be/jm1os4VzTgA)||Application|
|External||An external relation using URIs. URIs can be plain URLs, or can be retrieved by connecting to a Linked Data Resource to dynamically query SPARQL/API resources like VIAF or Wikidata. Enter a string to query the linked data resource connected to this Description. Click the grey 'filter' button to select a different linked data resource. Click on the funnel icon to open the filter that has been configured in the Linked Data module.|