Specify/Edit Output Property for Custom Plug-in dialog box

Ops Center Automator Service Builder User Guide

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You can add or modify output properties for a service template.

The following table describes the Specify/Edit Output Property for Custom Plug-in dialog box fields, subfields, and field groups.

When you enter information in a dialog box, if the information is not valid, errors include a description of the problem at the right side of the box.

Field Group Field Description
Definitions Key * Output property key.
Display Name:* Name of the output property.
Description: Description of the output property.
Display/Hide: Specifies the display setting for the output property. The choices are:
  • Display
  • Hide
Data Type: Select a data type of the property: string, boolean, integer, double, date, password, composite. Various option are presented for specifying restrictions on the data entry depending on which of the options are chosen.

When dealing with arrays, you can verify the Array Type option for the data type treated to be as an array. In this way, a set of the properties of the same type ( Number of elements is variable) can be handled as a single property thus making data mapping easier, especially when passing data between a service and the plug-ins.

Verifying the File Reference check box specifies that the value of the property is expressed as the file path. You can use the output value in the next step through a file. For example, when you run the following command:

<command> > "?dna_output?"

in the plug-in, and "?dna_output?" is verified in the File Reference, you can store the output value to the file whose path is "?dna_output?" and use next step input value.

Content Type: Select the content type:
  • application/json
  • application/javascript
  • application/xml
  • text/html
  • text/plain
  • text/csv
  • application/octet-stream
DomainType: Select the domain type from the list or add a new domain type by clicking the Plus Sign (+) and entering the details from the Create Domain Type Definition dialog box. This option is available when you choose "composite" for the Data Type and "application/json" for the Content Type.
Value and Presentation Presentation: Specifies how the property selection is presented, depending on the Data Type that you selected.
Show If:

Show if the conditions are met.

Enable If: Enable if the conditions are met.
Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.