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3.1 Creating a model
Every uncompiled model consists of a minimum of one files:
Note: if you create a model using the Model Wizard that model will automatically be available within the Interface Builder running on the same machine. If you create a model without using the wizard you will have to import the model into the Interface Builder.
Create a sub-directory in your
Start up the Model Wizard from the start menu.
You will see the introduction screen. Select Next>.
In the following screen you will be asked to define the name of the package and class you are going to create.
The package name is always
The Wizard will look something like this:
Go to the next page when you've finished. In this page you can set which class your model class is going to inherit from; if, and how often, the class is going to automatically check for updates to its properties; and where output properties or custom data are to be saved. How to use these options is beyond the scope of this tutorial, so select Next> to move straight on, keeping the settings as they are. More information on these settings can be found in the Programmer's Guide.
You can now start adding properties to the model. This is covered in the next step.