Creating object children

Object Children are objects that reside under a Master object class set.

To create object children:

  1. Select Module > Objects > Object Maintenance from the main menu.
    The General tab of the Object Maintenance window is displayed.
    Tip: You can also access object maintenance functions by clicking .
    Navigate to the object in the left-hand tree list. See Object Maintenance window.
  2. Click the object to be used as the master object.
  3. Select the Master Object field on the General tab.
  4. Click .
    The Create Object Children window is displayed.
  5. Type the number of object children to be created (such as 5) into the Number of Child Objects to Create field.
  6. Select Generate Barcodes.
  7. Type a number (such as 2001) into the Fixed Portion of Barcode field.

    This number is displayed as the barcode prefix and is unique to the child objects under the currently selected master object. 

  8. Type a number (such as 001) into the Barcode Number Seed field.

    This number is displayed as the barcode suffix and is the first number in the series of child objects. 

    The Generated Barcode Range field is updated.
  9. Select an Acquired Date.
  10. Enter a community ID into the Responsible ID field.
    • type into the field
    • click  to Open the Find name on community window. See Searching for community members in the Community manual.
  11. Click .