Object Manager Setup

The key settings that define behavior of Object Manager Advanced are located in Object Manager Setup.

Setup Initialization

To begin using Object Manager Advanced, you need to initialize its setup, that is, provide default settings (statuses, project flows, etc.). Depending on the type of database where you installed Object Manager Advanced the setup can be setup with a different collection of settings. To define the setup, open the Object Manager Setup window: go to Departments > Object Manager > Setup and then click Object Manager Setup.

Object Manager Setup
Object Manager Setup

By default, Object Manager Advanced treats the database where it is installed as a development database. If you installed Object Manager Advanced in a test, pre-production or production database, you can setup accordingly by selecting the Database Type value.

Changing the Database Type
Changing the Database Type

Depending on the database type, settings in the Object Manager Setup window are as follows:
Field NameValue
Development DBTest DBPre-production DBProduction DB
Transport Nos. FormatT0001TT0001T0001T0001
At Importing Transport (group of fields)
Confirm ChangesNoYesYesYes
Reset Project StatusNoYesNoNo
Block ProjectNoUnblockYesYes
Block TransportNoYesUnblockYes
Lock Object at DesignYesNoNoNo
Save C/AL at (group of fields)
ModificationIf ChangedNoNoNo
AssigningIf ChangedNoNoNo
LockingIf ChangedNoNoNo
UnlockingIf ChangedNoNoNo
Before Import TransportIf ChangedYesYesYes
After Import TransportIf ChangedYesYesYes
Synchronize Scheme ChangesForceYesYesYes

The following setups are initialized in the same way for all database types:
  • CONSULTANT and DEVELOPER user roles
  • DEFAULT project and transport types
  • Sample project and transport statuses
  • Sample project and transport flows
  • Sample comment types

Setup and Setup Values

After you initialize Object Manager Advanced setup, you can proceed to provide settings in the Object Manager Setup window. There are 4 different levels where you can provide settings.

Setup Scopes
Setup Scopes

General setup values will be used if nothing is specified on a lower level. Personal, Computer and Personal Computer can be specified if you want to differ on user or machine level. All grey values are the default values or values inherited from a higher level setup.

To see all your settings in the specified scope in list view you can choose Settings in the ribbon.

Setup Values
Setup Values

To see all specified settings in any level you go to Departments > Object Manager > Setup and then click Setup Values.

Overview of all Settings
Overview of all Settings

To remove your personal or machine settings, click Delete in ribbon. The default or general settings will apply for you from that time on.

Delete Personal Settings
Delete Personal Settings

Default Settings

Object Manager tries to find the best settings suited for your environment. It looks e.g. in the CustomSettings.config for your database settings, checks the program files folder for the best installed executables and it reads the register to see if Navgate is installed.