How to create a new CI type and Business Object

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    How to create a new CI type and Business Object


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    1. Log into the Admin Role 2. Select Configure Application 3. Select Business Objects 4. Under Create an Object on the right, click New Object 5. Click Extension To Existing Business Object 6. Select CI 7. Change the Suffix Name to the name of your new CI Type 8. Display Name should update automatically 9. Save 10. Select Object Fields to add any custom fields for the CI Type 11. Select Forms to create the Forms to be used with the CI Type 12. Select Grids to create the Grids to be used with the CI Type (follow normal processes for creating or modifying objects in the 3 preceding steps) 13. When this setup is complete, return to the Object Details tab 14. Set one of the Forms as the Default Form 15. Save  16. Select Business Objects 17. Select CI 18. Select Layouts 19. Select CI 20. Click Add New Form View 21. Change the Form View Definition to the new CI Type and confirm 22. Change the Display Name to the new CI Type (just the extension, without CI. in front) 23. Select the Main Form 24. Add any child Panels as required 25. Save 26. Return to the CI Layout Editor page 27. Click GridView 28. The new CI Type should be at the bottom of the list; select a default form 29. Scroll down, and in the bottom two sections, select the layout for the new CI Type 30. Save  Now if you return to the client side and refresh, the new CI Type should be available in the New CI dropdown list, as well as the CI Type dropdown in the top center of the page. (Automatically Closed)