Variable Evaluation Hierarchy

About this task

A Variable ID can be created at any level of the CimEdit screen hierarchy. This includes:

  • The screen
  • A group
  • A subgroup (nested groups)
  • An object

If you define the same Variable ID at more than one level of the hierarchy, CimEdit:


  1. First looks for  the Variable ID in the object you are configuring.
  2. Goes to the next level up in the hierarchy, if the Variable ID is not there.
  3. Continues to the next levels, to find an object that references that variable, if necessary.