Composer – Step 2 Installation Parameters

Composer – Step 2 Installation Parameters

Create two installation parameters for two alias sets.
With installation parameters, you can specify the values for the aliases during the installation of the application.
File–>new–>other–> select Installation Parameter in the wizard and click next.

Installation Parameter Artifact:

select User Intallation Parameter as Parameter Type.

click Finish.

Save the project and check the Problems and Error log tab. No problems or errors should be displayed.

Create another installation parameter with the following settings:

Artifact name: Adjudication_parameter

Parameter type: User Installation Parameter

Description: This parameter represents the user that specifies the adjudicator

27. März 2012Permalink

Composer – Setp 1 create a new custom type

Composer – Setp 1 create a new custom type


  1. Create a new project
    File –> new –> project
    select Documentum Project and enter a new project name
  2. Create a new custom type
    expand the Documentum Navigator on the left hand side
    file–>new–>other–>select Type and click next
    enter a new Artifact name and click Finish.
    In the main composer window the General tab displays.
    1st we need a supertype object. Select dm_document as supertype, because we need the document properties.
    2nd on the attributes tab creates a new attribute
    In the Structure section, specify the following values for the fields:

    1. Data Type = STRING
    2. Length = 20

    Expand the status attribute node and click on Value mapping. The Conditional Assistance and Value Mapping Table sections appear on the right side.
  3. In the Conditional Assistance section, click on New (screenshot).

    It is possible to enter a fixed value list or enter a DQL query. Select the checkbox for List is complete. This prevents any custom input being entered for the status attribute.

    Click OK to finish this action.
    Save the project and check the Problems and Error log tab. No problems or errors should be displayed.

  4. Display tab:
    create a new display configuration (screenshot)In the Configuration  Label field, type an unique and comprehensible name. This will be the name of  the tab as displayed in Webtop. Select the checkbox Custom attributes only and add all of your custom attributes.
    Click OK to finish this action
    In the Application Interface Display section, typean unique and comprehensible name for the Type Label field. This text  is displayed in the drop down menu when selecting a type for a new  document in Webtop. Save the project and check the Problems and Error log tab. No problems or errors should be displayed.
26. März 2012Permalink

Documentum lifecycle basics

Documentum lifecycle basics


Lifecycle performers

+ Session User
+ Superuser
+ Lifecycle User
+ named User
Minimum permission:
Permission: wirte
Extended permissions: change state


This figure shows the entry criteriea and the possible lifecycle state actions
lifecycle state in a example environment


This figure displays one lifecycle from draft to archived state. The states “inreview” and “approved” have a workflow. If the workflow is finished successfully the lifecycle state will be promoted.

Document lifecycle with workflows
23. März 2012Permalink

eCTD file lifecycle

eCTD file lifecycle
lifecycle sequence
document state
Attribute value Meaning Attribute previous file
new The file has no relationship with files submitted previously.
append There is an existing file in a previous submission to which this new file should be associated current and appended
replace The existing file will be replaced by a new file replaced
delete File in the specific folder is not longer relevant. The file is deleted in the current submission but not in the pervious version No longer relevant to the review
22. März 2012Permalink