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MBO(Maximo Business Objects) Basics Part 10- Getting Attribute Metadata

MBO Getting Attribute Metadata

MboValueData class is used to get metadata information about an attribute of a Mbo

Ex: MboValueData ciAssetNumAttribute = ci.getMvoValueData(“assetnum”);

getData():    Returns actual data
getLength():  Returns the maximum length
isNull():    Determines if the value is null or not
hasList():    Determines if the attribute has a value list or not
isRequired(): Returns if the attribute is a mandatory field
isReadOnly(): Returns if the attribute is editable or not

The metadata of multiple attributes can be obtained by providing the names of the attribute as list to getMboValueData() method