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<h1>Inheritance information</h1>
<p><a id="sthref193" name="sthref193"></a><a id="sthref194" name="sthref194"></a>This table lists the fields available on the <span class="gui-object-title">Inheritance</span> area in the <span class="gui-object-title">Java Details</span> view for each entity type.</p>
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<td align="left" id="r2c1-t5" headers="r1c1-t5">Strategy</td>
<td align="left" headers="r2c1-t5 r1c2-t5">Specify the strategy to use when mapping a class or class hierarchy:
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<p>Single table &ndash; All classes in the hierarchy are mapped to a single table.</p>
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<p>Joined &ndash; The root of the hierarchy is mapped to a single table; each child maps to its own table.</p>
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<p>Table per class &ndash; Each class is mapped to a separate table.</p>
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<td align="left" id="r3c1-t5" headers="r1c1-t5">Discriminator Column</td>
<td align="left" headers="r3c1-t5 r1c2-t5">Use to specify the name of the discriminator column when using a <span class="bold">Single</span> or <span class="bold">Joined</span> inheritance strategy.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r4c1-t5" headers="r1c1-t5">Discriminator Type</td>
<td align="left" headers="r4c1-t5 r1c2-t5">Set this field to set the discriminator type to <code>Char</code> or <code>Integer</code> (instead of its default: <code>String</code>). The <span class="bold">Discriminator Value</span> must conform to this type.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r5c1-t5" headers="r1c1-t5">Discriminator Value</td>
<td align="left" headers="r5c1-t5 r1c2-t5">Specify the discriminator value used to differentiate an entity in this inheritance hierarchy. The value must conform to the specified <span class="bold">Discriminator Type</span>.</td>
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<td align="left" id="r6c1-t5" headers="r1c1-t5">Primary Key Join Columns</td>
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<p>Select <span class="bold">Override Default</span>.</p>
<p>This field corresponds with @PrimaryKeyJoinColumn annotation.</p>
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