Creating a New Data Format


Follow this procedure when you want to create a new data format to associate with one or more item types.

PRIVILEGES  Manage File Format Definitions

To create a new data format:

  1. From the Data Format and Mime Types main window, click the New button: new_file_format_button00004.gif The New Data Format dialog box appears.

  2. Enter the name of the new format in the Data Format field.

  3. Select the class of the item type from the Class list.

  4. Select the Compression level. This is the level of compression to be used when getting item revisions that are assigned this data format. Choose between:

  5. data format.

  6. Enter a valid MIME type in the MIME Type field.

  7. Optionally, enter a description of the format in the Description field.

  8. Click OK.

Related Topics

New/Edit Data Format Dialog Box

About Defining Data Formats and MIME Types