Select Link Template Key dialog box
 
 
 
NoteThis functionality applies only to attribute data that you use with drawing objects. It does not apply to a feature source or to attribute data you use with a feature source.

Use this dialog box to select the fields from the current object data table to use as key fields in the database table.

To open a linked database table

At the Command prompt, enter mapviewlink.

Method area

Select the method for setting key fields.

Reference Existing Fields

Use existing fields as key fields.

If you select this option, select the fields to use in the Existing Fields area.

Generate Key Field

Create a new field to use as the key field.

If you select this option, specify a name for the field in the Generate Key area. When the database table is created, this field will contain a unique number for each record.

Existing Fields area

If you select Reference Existing Fields, select the fields to use as key fields.

  • To specify a key field, select the field and click On.
  • To deselect a key field, select the field and click Off.
  • To change the name of a field, select the field, type a new name in the Rename box. Click Rename.
Generate Key area

If you select Generate Key Field, specify a name for the new field. The name must be different from other fields in the table.