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Custom Metadata Overview

Get started now: How to Add or manage Custom Metadata user guide

The Custom Metadata Overview in the Repository Model main menu is where a Nodinite Administrator manages Custom Metadata.

Custom Metadata are part of the Repository Model and is a key feature of Nodinite. There is a specific article for the Custom Metadata topic. Make sure to read and understand the basic concepts before continuing.


In the Custom Metadata Overview you will find a sortable list of defined Custom Metadata entries. An extensive list of Custom Metadata entries, can be narrowed down by typing characters into the filter text box.

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Custom Metadata Overview

Manage Custom Metadata

The available functionality for Managing Custom Metadata entries are:

Add new Custom Metadata

To create a new Custom Metadata simply click on the "Add Custom Metadata" button to open the Custom Metadata editor.
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Edit Custom Metadata

To Edit an existing Custom Metadata simply click on the link in the Name column or open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Edit" menu item.
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Click 'Edit' menu item to edit an existing Custom Metadata

Delete Custom Metadata

To Delete an existing Custom Metadata open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Delete" menu item.
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Click 'Delete' menu item to Delete an existing Custom Metadata

Restore deleted Custom Metadata

To Restore a deleted Custom Metadata you must first check the "Show deleted Custom Metadata " checkbox.

When checked, deleted Custom Metadata entries are included in the list*

Then open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Restore" menu item.
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Click 'Restore' menu item to Restore a deleted Custom Metadata

Export Custom Metadata

To Export an existing Custom Metadata open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Export" menu item. This will open the Nodinite generic Export wizard.
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Click 'Export' menu item to open the Export Wizard

Copy API URI

From the "Copy API URL" modal you get the underlying REST API call that was made against the Web API. Simply click the "Copy API URI" to open the modal to get the query string.

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Frequently asked questions / Troubleshooting

You can create new, edit and delete Custom Metadata entries using the Nodinite Web Client.

How do I create a new Custom Metadata?

Simply follow the user guide "Add or manage Custom Metadata".


Next Step

Add or manage Custom Metadata

Custom Metadata - Learn more about the definition of a Custom Metadata
Repository Model - Learn more about the whole repository concept
Repository Overview - Manage the Repository Model within the Web ClientCS
Monitor Views - Associate Custom Metadata with Monitor Views to view the evaluated Status in the list