Here are most of the settings for a class. See them in the Data Design form.
A textual name for the class.
The unique class number, this number is used rather that the name inside ControlDraw
Determines if a class should be included in the instance and object tables
If a connection is made from a symol then the DefaultSignal for the class of that symbol this detremines the signal style. This also sets the dynamics for an object if the dynamic type is Signal States.
The default unique string prefix for an object of the class, used when automatically setting the ObjectTag for a symbol, see tagging and numbering
Used when automatically setting the ObjectTag for a symbol. See tagging and numbering.
As above but with different rule choices
The number of digits from the object name to include in the Short hierarchical tag.
Determines if a page of class should generate a Stream
You can group sub classes in one S88 Def, for to classify according to S88 recursive levels.Control Modules containing Conrol Modules for example.
You can use this to set the overal diagram order according to the class of the diagram using Tools Diagram Sorter
This makes diagrams with the class come next in the list after the parent diagram. Peer child diagrams that also have this class setting are sorted according to the LoopID and then the class sort.
The number of character to use when generating Short Tag
Used in the Reviewer to determine if a diuagram of the class generates test sheets
Determines if a class is a Step, Transition or both (as in Equipment Procedral Entities)