This chapter describes how to manage business terms and assign them to different entities like databases, schemas, tables, views, and columns.
View defined Tags
To view or edit business terms, select "ADMINISTER" section from the main menu and select "Business terms". The list of the currently defined business terms shows up.
Typing at least two characters in the search box will result in showing terms that contain names matching to typed phrase.
Check "Search only root Tags" to show only terms which don't have a parent term.
Add a Tags
Click the "ADD" button of Tags list to bring "New Tags" screen.
NOTE: in order to add a new Tags a "Create business term" access right is required (see Access rights).
Adding rags is a one-step wizard that requires you to fill just a couple of fields.
|Name||Yes||New tags name.|
|Parent business term(s)||No||Selected parent tags. "SELECT" button brings available terms list.|
|Definition||Yes||Describes the meaning of tags.|
|Description||No||Additional description of the tags.|
|Add alias||No||Allows multiple alternate names for the tags.|
- CANCEL - abandons changes and goes back to tags list.
- SAVE - creates new business terms and goes back to tags list.
Assign parent business term
Clicking the "SELECT" button in "Add Tags" wizard will bring a list of available business terms that can be assigned to a parent Tags.
List of available parent terms is similar to business term list. There are two new actions:
- Assign - assigns selected term as parent Tags.
- CLEAR - removes previously assigned parent Tags.
Clicking one of list elements will bring a business term details screen.
View Tags details
Clicking on Tags list element will open a screen with Tags details.
On the top right corner are two buttons:
- EDIT - which brings edit screen for current Tags.
- DELETE - which deletes current Tags.
Delete operation is proceeded by additional confirmation window:
NOTE: in order to edit or delete Tags, "Alter Tags" access right is needed (see Access rights).
Tags detail screen contains additional panel called "Nested terms". Under this panel is a list of Tags for which current Tags is the parent. It also allows adding a new nested Tags.
Add nested terms screen looks exactly like the screen for adding new Tags but it has "Parent business term(s)" preselected.
Edit business term
Click "EDIT" button in Tags details screen to navigate to edit screen.
NOTE: in order to edit Tags, "Alter Tags" access right is needed (see Access rights).
There are two actions available:
- CANCEL - abandons changes and goes back to business term details.
- SAVE - updates business term and goes back to business term details.
See adding business term section for more details.