Creating a new type

Prerequisite

  • You have created an aspect with variables.

Procedure

In order to create a new type, proceed as follows:

  1. Click "Types" in the navigation area.

  2. To create a new type, click 119344113931.png "Create type".

  3. Enter a name and description for the type, e. g. "Windturbine".

  4. In order to add an image, open the image bar and click "Choose".

    Your local file browser opens to select an image.

    NOTE

    Image list

    In order to browse already uploaded images to your tenant, you can use the image list. Click "Browse" to open the image list and choose an image to add.

  5. In order to add a variable, open the variable bar and click "Add variable".

  6. Enter the variable data.

  7. In order to add an aspect, open the aspect bar and click "Add aspect".

  8. Enter a name for the new type aspect and choose an aspect from the dropdown menu.

    NOTE

    Browse aspects

    In order to browse all available aspects click "Browse aspects".

    • You can select multiple aspects by activating the checkboxes.

    • You can create multiple instances of one aspect by entering the number in the input field.

  9. Confirm the entries with "Save".

Result

You have created a type. You can now select this type when creating a new asset in the "Assets" tab.

NOTE

Type consumption

Your MindAccess plan determines the number of type instances you can create. If you have exceeded your authorized type instance limit, a dialog box informs you of the exceeded limit. You have the option to request or perform an upgrade. You cannot create any more types once you have reached your limit.