How to: Create a File Attribute (Master Data Services)
In Master Data Services, create a file attribute to populate attribute values with files.
To perform this procedure:
You must have permission to access the System Administration functional area.
You must be a model administrator. For more information, see Administrators (Master Data Services).
An entity must exist to create the attribute for. For more information, see How to: Create an Entity (Master Data Services).
To create a file attribute
In Master Data Manager, click System Administration.
On the Model Explorer page, from the menu bar, point to Manage and click Entities.
On the Entity Maintenance page, from the Model list, select a model.
Select the row for the entity that you want to create an attribute for.
Click Edit selected entity.
On the Edit Entity page:
If the attribute is for leaf members, in the Leaf attributes pane, click Add leaf attribute.
If the attribute is for consolidated members, in the Consolidated attributes pane, click Add consolidated attribute.
If the attribute is for collections, in the Collection attributes pane, click Add collection attribute.
On the Add Attribute page, select the File option.
In the Name box, type a name for the attribute.
In the Display pixel width box, type the width of the attribute column to be displayed in the Explorer grid.
From the File extension list, select one or more file types that a user can upload, or leave the default (*.*) to allow all file types.
Optionally, select Enable change tracking to track changes to groups of attributes. For more information, see How to: Add Attributes to a Change Tracking Group (Master Data Services).
Click Save attribute.
On the Entity Maintenance page, click Save entity.
If attribute groups exist for the entity, the attribute is not displayed in Explorer until you add it to an attribute group.