Content Model

The Content model editor shows a list of existing Content models, which can then be modified or deleted as required. By default, the list of models is displayed in the order of last modified and as a textual table of model details. It is possible to switch the view to a different sort order or as a graphical gallery of cards.

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The model list enables the following actions:

The following sections describe each feature in more detail.

Creating a New Content Model

Click the button labeled Create, a dialog prompts you to enter basic information:

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  • The display name of the content model.

  • The content model’s unique key.

  • An optional description of the content model.

By clicking Create new content model, a new content model is created and you are redirected to the edit view of the content model where you make further configurations changes. See Content Model Editor for more information. Once the appropriate information is entered, use the Save icon and then click on Save and close editor.

Content Model Details

There, you see the name, description, version, creator and the modification date of the model as well as the current values of the properties that are used to define the action.

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If you want to see an older version of your model, press on the History button and choose the version you are interested in viewing.

On the top-right, there are these icons:

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Edits the name, description, and key of the model.

140 icon duplicate model

Duplicates the model.

140 icon delete model

Deletes the model.

140 icon download model

Downloads the model as a file.

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Opens the editor of the model which allows you to modify the content of the model.

Content Model Editor

The Content Model Editor is a set of properties that are used to define the model.

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Property Function

Initial state

A custom value for its initial state.

Initial sub-state

A custom value for its initial sub-state.

Action

The action for which the form is used, for example, edit.

Form

The form selected to use.