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Add a Pattern

When creating an MDG Technology file, you can include special Design Patterns that you want to make available in the Resources window and, if you prefer, in the Technology Toolbox pages. You will have published these Patterns previously.



Specialize > Technologies > Publish-Tech > Generate MDG Technology

Add Design Patterns to the MDG Technology File



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Follow the steps in the Create MDG Technologies topic up to and including Step 6, where you select the 'Patterns' checkbox.

The 'MDG Technology Wizard - Pattern files' selection page displays.

Create MDG Technology File


In the 'Directory' field, navigate to the directory containing the required Pattern XML file or files.

The Pattern files are automatically listed in the 'Available Files' panel.


To select each required Pattern individually, highlight the Pattern in the 'Available Files' list and click on the  --> button.

The file name displays in the 'Selected Files' list.

Alternatively, to select all available Patterns click on the  -->> button, and return each one you do not want by selecting it and clicking on the <-- button.


Click on the Next button to proceed.

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