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Create a device subtype.


[Actions] CreateDeviceSubType:Name=DeviceSubTypeName,ScreenLength=n[,Additional Properties]

Where n is the number of lines that comprise one screen or page for the device. Default is zero.


CreateDeviceSubType defines a device subtype. InterSystems IRIS® creates that device subtype when processing the [Actions] section during a configuration merge. You can specify any possible device subtype properties in the CreateDeviceSubType definition. During the merge, InterSystems IRIS runs Config.DeviceSubTypes.Create()Opens in a new tab to create the device subtype defined by CreateDeviceSubType. Only the Name and ScreenLength properties are required; the complete list of properties is available in the class reference.

Changing this Operation

This operation is designed to be used during a configuration merge. You can change CreateDeviceSubType by editing the merge file in a text editor (as described in Editing the Active CPF).

See Introduction to I/O for more details on devices.

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