Item (BusinessApplication)

Unlike Form and BusinessRecord, the Item element of BusinessApplication does not modify the behavior of an existing item, it defines a new item, with a new name, inheriting from a default item.

The Item element takes attributes.

Table 1. Item element attributes
Attribute Options

The new item type name.


Label for item as it will appear in the BA diagram New >> context menu.

extension File extension.

The icon used for the item in the Business Application diagram. The file must be present in the image directory of the BAM template directory. See Image directory structure.

dynamicProperties List of dynamic properties dynamic properties that apply to the item node.

An integer starting from 0, or unlimited to traverse the complete application. For example, in a BA diagram specify the number of relations to traverse while generating the model. Outgoing relations are traversed. The model always contains the incoming and outgoing relation for the current item, but if the depth limit is reached, the target item definition is not generated.


  <DynamicProperties> dynamic property list </DynamicProperties>
 <Items> item list </Items>
  <Relation relation properties />