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Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations by Pawan Kumar

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Chapter 11. Custom Types

In this chapter, we will explore the following concepts:

  • Managing custom types
  • Data dictionary
  • Aspect types

Custom types

A Documentum repository contains many built-in object types that support the functionality of the platform. Some other object types are for general use and can be used for business purposes as well. However, all possible business needs can neither be anticipated nor be supported out-of-box. Therefore, Documentum allows creation of new object types, which are called custom types or custom object types.

Note

Before reading this chapter, it would be helpful to revisit Chapter 3, Objects and Types, since the majority of the concepts pertaining to object types apply here as well. The concepts repeated here are ...

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