Object Maintenance - Attributes tab

Use the Attributes tab to view and edit the attributes that have been recorded for an object.

In contrast to an element, an object's attributes are characteristics that do not require maintenance. Examples of attributes are publisher and ISBN. See Object Type Maintenance - Attributes tab to define the attributes.

 Opening the Attributes tab

To open the Attributes tab:

  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 .
  2. Navigate to the object in the left-hand tree list. See Object Maintenance window.
  3. Click the Attributes tab.
    The Attributes tab of the Object Maintenance window is displayed.

Object Maintenance - Attributes tab key fields and buttons




Name of the attribute that has been assigned to the object. For example, Publisher.


Attribute value for the object.


Free form comments about the attribute.

Common buttons



Add a new object. See Creating new objects.

Delete the highlighted object.

Find an object. See Searching for objects.

Undo the last changes made in an object details field.

Move to the first, previous, next or last object of those currently displayed in the object tree.

Apply the changes to the object.

Close the window.