Using View Object pages

A View Object page is displayed when you click a linked object from a List page or another View Object page. It displays more detailed information about the selected object, such as the attributes of the object and its relationships with other objects. Relationships to other objects are indicated by a highlighted hyperlink. When you click one of these links, the View Object page of the linked object is displayed. For advanced users wanting to understand the BMC Atrium Discovery model in greater detail, see the following information on the model.

Only those attributes and relationships of the object that have been set appear; any that are unknown are not displayed.

What you can do from a View Object page

  • Show the provenance of the object by clicking the Show Provenance button.
  • View the history of the object by selecting History from the Actions drop down menu. See Comparing the history of nodes.
  • Compare the object to other like-objects by selecting Compare To... from the Actions drop down menu. See Node to Node Comparison.
  • Destroy the object by selecting Destroy from the drop down menu. See Destroying data.
  • Display details of a related object by clicking on a hyperlink. The View Object page of the selected object is displayed.

The data in BMC Atrium Discovery is read-only. BMC Software strongly recommends that you do not edit any nodes as your version will not be retained by BMC Atrium Discovery. However, if you need to enable the edit facility, you must contact your BMC Atrium Discovery Administrator.

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