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Technical details

Dataset technical details

Technical metadata provides information on the technical properties of the dataset file associated with the data model including for example, field name, data types. An example is provided in the image below.

technical details

Datasets contain a number of Data Classes - these a groupings or collections of data points that share some common context: for example appearing in the same table of a database, or the same section in a form. A data class has a name, a description, some aliases, and may contain further (sub-) data classes.