|LFX Database of Managed Objects (DMO): User Guide for the Database of Managed Objects|
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A normal view of instances will be the instance list, as shown in the screen shot below. The list is organized into columns, with one row per instance. The columns shown include the name of the instance, its purpose, type, creation date and ownership information. Additional columns may be selected for display using the SELECT control at the top of the swatch (next to the "Add Column" button.) To remove a column from the display (this will NOT delete any data), click on the eraser icon  in the head of the column. The arrows in each column may be used to control its sorting (alphabetical, or reverse alphabetical.)
Where there is a large number of instances, the paging mechanism will be activated, which allows control of the number of rows per page, and which provides navigation controls to move forwards or backwards through the pages.
The title of the swatch contains the name of the Definition (as a clickable link leading to the definition) on which these instances are based, along with some controls which are:
Green sphere  -- create a new definition as child of current definition
Green cube  -- create a new instance based on current definition
Cluster of green cubes  -- create several instances based on current definition
Report icon  -- create a report based on the current list of instances
The first column contains check boxes, which are used for adding instances (rows) to the selection. Click on each instance to be selected on a page, then click on either of the buttons "Add to selection" or "Replace selection."