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persistent class %Library.IndexDefinition extends %Library.AbstractDefinition

SQL Table Name: %Library.IndexDefinition

Note: The class definition classes in the %Library package have been superceded by those in the %Dictionary package.

This class represents a specific index description for a class contained within the Class Dictionary.

Property Inventory

Method Inventory


property Attributes as %RawString [ Calculated ];
This attribute is obsolete. Use 'Properties' instead.
Property methods: AttributesGet(), AttributesSet()
property ClassName as %RawString;
A string containing the name of the class the index belongs to.
Property methods: ClassNameGet(), ClassNameIsValid(), ClassNameSet()
property Condition as %RawString;
A string containing a condition for the index.
Property methods: ConditionGet(), ConditionIsValid(), ConditionSet()
property Data as %RawString;
A string containing a comma-delimited list of properties stored with the index.
Property methods: DataGet(), DataIsValid(), DataSet()
property Deprecated as %RawString;
A flag indicating if this index is deprecated (1) or not (0).
Property methods: DeprecatedGet(), DeprecatedIsValid(), DeprecatedSet()
property Description as %RawString;
A string containing a description of the index.
Property methods: DescriptionGet(), DescriptionIsValid(), DescriptionSet()
property Extent as %RawString;
A flag indicating whether the index is an extent index (1) or not (0).

An extent index is used to differentiate members of subclasses within extents.

Property methods: ExtentClose(), ExtentExecute(), ExtentFetch(), ExtentFunc(), ExtentGet(), ExtentGetInfo(), ExtentGetODBCInfo(), ExtentIsValid(), ExtentPrepare(), ExtentSendODBC(), ExtentSet()
property IdKey as %RawString;
A flag indicating whether the index is an IDKEY index (1) or not (0).
Property methods: IdKeyGet(), IdKeyIsValid(), IdKeySet()
property Internal as %RawString;
A flag indicating whether the index is internal (1) or not (0).
Property methods: InternalGet(), InternalIsValid(), InternalSet()
property Name as %RawString;
A string containing the name of the index.
Property methods: NameGet(), NameIsValid(), NameSet()
property PrimaryKey as %RawString;
A flag indicating whether the index is the SQL primary key (1) or not (0).
Property methods: PrimaryKeyGet(), PrimaryKeyIsValid(), PrimaryKeySet()
property Properties as %RawString;
A string containing a comma-delimited list of the properties the index is based upon.
Property methods: PropertiesGet(), PropertiesIsValid(), PropertiesSet()
property SQLName as %RawString;
A string containing the name that this index as defined in SQL.
Property methods: SQLNameGet(), SQLNameIsValid(), SQLNameSet()
property SequenceNumber as %RawString;
Sequence number used to determine order of this item in Studio editor and in XML export format.
Property methods: SequenceNumberGet(), SequenceNumberIsValid(), SequenceNumberSet()
property Type as %RawString;
A string indicating the type of index to create, KEY or INDEX. A key index is build using only the index attributes while an INDEX uses both the index attributes and the IDKEY attributes (or system generated ID value).
Property methods: TypeGet(), TypeIsValid(), TypeSet()
property Unique as %RawString;
A flag indicating whether the index is unique (1) or not (0).
Property methods: UniqueGet(), UniqueIsValid(), UniqueSet()


method AttributesGet() as %RawString [ Language = objectscript ]
method AttributesSet(newvalue As %RawString) as %Status [ Language = objectscript ]

Inherited Members

Inherited Methods


Gray indicates storage defined by superclasses.

Storage Model: Storage (%Library.AbstractDefinition)