The Open Object
dialog allows you to browse for objects stored
in the Repository and select an object for viewing or editing in the design
To open a dynamics object:
In the Project Explorer view, select a dynamics project.
From the File menu, select Open
Object. The Open Object dialog
The Object browser displays the objects stored in the Repository for the
selected product module or type, or that match the filename filter value.
Note: You can change how the browse displays information in each column by
clicking on the column name. For example, if you click on the Object
filename column, all columns are sorted and displayed by the object filename
in alphabetical order. If you click on Object type code, all columns are
sorted and displayed by object type code in alphabetical order. You can use
any column to sort and display the information in the browse.
You can specify any of the following filter options to narrow down your search:
- Object filename field – Enter a full or partial
object file name to automatically filter the objects listed in the Open
Object dialog. As you enter each character, the list of objects in the
- Module drop-down – Select a product module to
display objects created in that product module.
- Type drop-down – Select an object type to display
objects of that type.
- Object filename drop-down – Displays the most
recently opened object list. Select any recently opened dynamic
Select an object from the Object browser list, and click
The selected dynamic object opens for editing in the GUI Designer design
canvas. Additional options which are available on the right-click context menu
of a dynamic object in the Object browser are:
- Open – Opens the selected object for editing in
the GUI Designer design canvas.
- Remove from Repository – Displays an alert box to
confirm the removal of the selected dynamic object from the
- Properties – Displays the Object Properties
dialog which allows you to view properties for the selected object.