Target namespace: http://schemas.microsoft.com/windows/2007/BusinessDataCatalog

Referenced by: ActionParameters

A complex type that specifies an ActionParameter of an Action.

The application that utilizes this structure MUST use ActionParameters to instantiate the abstract command specified by the Action’s Url attribute.

Child Elements:

LocalizedDisplayNames: A LocalizedDisplayNames element (section that specifies the localized names of the Model.

Properties: A Properties element (section that specifies the Properties of the Model.


Index: An Ordinal attribute (section that specifies the position of this ActionParameter among the other ActionParameters in the Action that contains the ActionParameter.

Name: A NameString attribute (section that specifies the name of the Model.

DefaultDisplayName: A NameString attribute that specifies the default display name of the Model.

IsCached: An xs:boolean attribute that specifies whether the Model is used frequently. This MAY<6> be used as a recommendation as to whether to cache the Model. This attribute MUST be set to one of the values listed in the following table.




The Model is infrequently used.


The Model is frequently used.

The following W3C XML Schema ([XMLSCHEMA1/2] section 2.1) fragment specifies the contents of this complex type.

 <xs:complexType name="ActionParameter">
     <xs:extension base="bdc:MetadataObject">
       <xs:attribute name="Index" type="bdc:Ordinal" use="required"/>

See section 5.1 for the full W3C XML Schema ([XMLSCHEMA1/2] section 2.1).