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8.2 Objects used to organise the AddressSpace structure ToC Previous Next

8.2.7 VariableTypes ToC Previous Next

This standard Object is the browse entry point for VariableType Nodes. Figure 5 illustrates the structure beneath this Node. Only Organizes References are used to relate Objects and VariableTypes to the “VariableTypes” standard Object. The “VariableTypesObject shall not reference any other NodeClasses.

readme_files/image007.png Figure 5 – VariableTypes Organization

The intent of the “VariableTypesObject is that all VariableTypes of the Server are either directly or indirectly accessible browsing HierarchicalReferences starting from this Node. However, this is not required and Servers might not provide some of their VariableTypes, because they may be well-known in the industry, such as the “BaseVariableType” defined in 7.2.

The “VariableTypesObject is formally defined in Table 84.

Table 84 – VariableTypes Definition

Attribute Value
BrowseName VariableTypes
References NodeClass BrowseName Comment
HasTypeDefinition ObjectType FolderType Defined in 6.6
Organizes VariableType BaseVariableType Defined in 7.2

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