When creating a Library, the Librarian can create Classification Attributes to define the ontology associated with the taxonomy. The Classification Attributes are created in ‘IP Classification’ application.
The classification attributes can be associated with one or more classes in one or more libraries.
Then, any item placed in the Library class, acquires from that class the set of attributes that define the class. For example, if there is a class node called ‘Valves’ which has attributes ‘Valve Material ’ and ‘Valve Pressure’, then any item that is inserted into the ‘Valves’ class “becomes” a valve and therefore acquires the attributes of ‘Valves’, which are ‘Valve Material ’ and ‘Valve Pressure’. So, for example, when Engineering Item gets put into ‘Valves’ class, that particular Engineering Item acquires the attributes ‘Valve Material ’ and ‘Valve Pressure’, and then you can see and edit these attributes values for that particular Engineering Item in properties panel.
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