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The PG (QPR Modeling Client) object contains functions for retrieving information from QPR Modeling Client models.

 

 

Functions available for the PG object:

 

SubObjects

Product: All folders and published models.

Folder: Folders and models in that folder.

Model: All the objects in the model.

Subprocess: All the model objects linked to the diagram, all the model objects in the child diagram.

ModelObject: All the model objects linked to the model object.

 

ChildObjects (hierarchy=<hierarchy name>)

Product: Models and folders in the top level of the model hierarchy.

Folder: Folders and models in that folder.

Subprocess: All the child diagrams in this diagram.

OrganizationUnits/Notes/InformationItems/Resources: All the sub-objects in given hierarchy. If resource pools are to be used instead of resource groups, "hierarchy=resourcepools" must be given as parameter.

 

ParentObjects (hierarchy=<hierarchy name>)

Folder: Parent folder (if any).

Subprocess: All parent diagrams of this diagram.

OrganizationUnits/Notes/InformationItems/Resources: All parent objects in given hierarchy. If resource pools are to be used instead of resource groups, "hierarchy=resourcepools" must be given as parameter.

 

Folders

Product: All folders.

Folders: All folders in the folder.

 

Models

Product: All models.

Folder: All models in the folder.

 

RootModels

Product: All root models.

Folder: All root models in the folder.

 

Branches

Product: All branches.

Root model: All branches in the root models.

 

ModelVersions

Product: All model versions.

RootModel: All model versions in the root model (not recursively from branches).

Branch: All model versions in the branch.

 

ElementTypes

Model: All element types.

 

From

Connectors: Model element at the start of the connector. From can be used also as an attribute for a query targeting a connector.

 

To

Connectors: Model element at the end of the connector. To can be used also as an attribute for a query targeting a connector.

 

Elements

Element types: All elements belonging to this element type.

 

BySymbol(symbol=<SYMBOL>)

Model: Element matching the defined symbol.

 

AllowedTargetTypes([relation=<relationname>], [connectortype=<connectortypename>, [direction=incoming|outgoing]])

This relation can be used to query the possible target types of a relation in an element type, or a connector coming in to/going out of an element type. This relation is available for EA element types and elements. When the relation is used with an element, it will actually invoke the relation on the element type of that element.

 

Relation parameter is used when querying a relation of an element type. For example: [PG.123.456].allowedtargettypes(relation="owner"); PG.123.456 is the ID of the element type and "owner" is the name of the relation to be queried. Connectortype is used for querying the allowed target types when it leaves from the element type and the direction parameter can be used together with connectortype to define the direction of the connector. If direction is omitted, it is outgoing by default.

 

<typename>

Valid type names:

Product level:

Model

RootModel

Folder

Branch

Model level:

<model object type group (corresponding attribute: typegroupname)>

ElementType

ProcessStepType

FlowType

InformationItemType

StoreType

Type

ResourceType

ElementType

ProcessStep

Flow

Note

InformationItem

Store

Group

OrganizationItem

Resource

Element

<model object type (corresponding attribute: typename)>

<element type defined for the model (e.g. "Activity")>: If the name contains spaces, you can omit those. For example Core Process can be called as CoreProcess.

 

<relationname>

Valid relations by type:

Model

oBaseModel: Base model defined for the model.

oChildModels: Child models for which the Model is a base model.

Model object

oInformationItems: Information items connected to the model object

oNotes: Notes connected to the model object

oResources: Resources connected to the model object

oElementType: Model object's element type

o<custom attribute relations>: Any custom attributes defined for the model object type.

oInstances: Instances of the object

oIncomingFlows: Connectors coming into the model object.

oOutgoingFlows: Connectors going out of the model object.

Connector model object

oFromInstance: Model object instance at the start of the connector

oToInstance: Model object instance at the end of the connector

 

 

<hierarchyname>

Valid hierarchies:

ProcessLevels: Diagram hierarchy. If the IgnoreHidden parameter is set to true, the returned hierarchy does not contain diagrams set as hidden in the diagram hierarchy.

OrganizationUnits: Organization unit hierarchy.

InformationItems: Information item hierarchy.

Notes: Note hierarchy

ResourcePools: Resource pool hierarchy

ResourceGroups: Resource group hierarchy.

<element hierarchy symbol>: Element hierarchy with a matching element symbol.