Element Type (Core Services)
The possible values for the type of an element. The following values are accepted:
The element type is not defined. This is the default value for new element templates and elements without a template.
The element type is something other than one of the system-defined types. This type is to be used when one of the other system-defined types is not adequate.
The type of the element is a Node.
The type of the element is a Measurement. A measurement is normally used for an element which is used to measure values of another element (i.e. a meter).
The type of the element is a Flow. A flow is normally used to represent the flow of material or information between two elements.
The type of the element is a special kind of a time-based flow which is called a Transfer.
The type of the element is a Boundary. Elements of this type do not usually participate in any model analysis and are considered boundaries to the model.
The type of the element is a point. Elements of this type are used to represent a point in a Data Server as an element. Users should not create elements with this type.
The allowed element type for AllowedElementTypes can be any of the defined types. This type is only allowed when setting the allowed element types for connection port. This type cannot be used when setting the type of an element.