Configuring Meta Models

Learn how to create and maintain meta models in SystemWeaver using the swArchitect client.

Changing Attribute Type SID
The need to change the SID of an attribute in a meta model may arise, e.g., the attribute SID may conflict with an attribute SID used by an organization tha...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 8:45 PM
Changing Inheritance (Parent)
This article describes how to change the inherited item type, or parent, of an item.  In the Type structure tree, find and select the item whose inheritan...
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018 at 4:48 PM
Creating a New Part Type
Like items, parts are also objects in the database, but it is more useful to think of them as allowed links between items of different types. Parts are &quo...
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019 at 10:24 AM
Deleting a Part Type
Prerequisites An installation of the SystemWeaver Architect (swArchitect) Assignment of the Architect role in the database The  part type can only be de...
Fri, 7 Jun, 2019 at 3:46 PM
How to Assign Icons
In SystemWeaver, you can choose to display an icon for items, parts and issues. Icons help users to more easily distinguish between different types. They ar...
Wed, 30 Oct, 2019 at 2:46 PM
How to Change Part Multiplicity
The swArchitect client provides a tool for changing the multiplicity of a part type from Single to List and vice versa. Existing data will not be affected. ...
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019 at 10:24 AM
How to Deprecate an Item or Part
If an item or part type is no longer going to be used, it can be deprecated. This is sometimes a good alternative to deletion and could serve as a temporary...
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 at 5:13 PM
Viewing Config Item Definitions
This article describes the different ways that you can view the XML definitions of config items, e.g., grids, graphs, including configuring a grid to displa...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 8:44 PM
How to Restrict Add and New Options for Specific Parts
As an Architect, you can set constraints on the Add, Paste and/or New options typically available for creating parts. For example, you may want to allow use...
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019 at 2:17 PM
Installing the SystemWeaver Config Items Meta Data
Some views and meta model constructs in SystemWeaver are managed as SystemWeaver Features. When a feature is installed, the related meta model constructs wi...
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020 at 2:34 PM