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<h1>Entity Properties page</h1>
<p>This table lists the properties of the Entity Properties page of the <a href="reference002.htm#CIAGGGDF">Create JPA Entity wizard</a>.</p>
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<p>Entity Name</p>
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<p>The name of the entity. By default, this value is the same as the one entered as the class name. If the entity name differs from the class name, then the entity name is added as an attribute. For example: <code>@Entity(name="EntityName")</code>.</p>
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<p>Select <span class="bold">Use default</span> to match the name of the mapped table name to the entity name. Otherwise, clear the <span class="bold">Use default</span> option and enter the name in the <span class="italic">Table Name</span> field. These options result in the addition of the <code>@Table</code> option to the Java class file.</p>
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<p>Click the <span class="bold">Add</span> button to add persistence fields using the Entity Fields dialog. This dialog enable you to build a field by entering a field name and selecting among persistence types. The <span class="bold">Key</span> option enables you to mark a field as a primary key. The dialog's <span class="bold">Browse</span> function enables you to add other persistence types described in the JPA specification. The <span class="bold">Edit</span> button enables you to change the name or type set for a persistent field.</p>
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<p>Select whether the entity's access to instance variables is field-based or property-based, as defined in the JPA specification.</p>
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<p><span class="bold">Field-based</span> &ndash; Instance variables are accessed directly. All non-transient instance variables are persistent.</p>
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<p><span class="bold">Property-based</span> &ndash; Persistent state accessed through the property accessor methods. The property accessor methods must be <span class="bold">public</span> or <span class="bold">private</span>.</p>
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<a href="tasks001.htm#BABFBJBG">Creating a JPA Entity</a><br />
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