FIN Models are customizable groups of components that are be made by the user, and can be saved to the component library.
FIN Models are a great way for the user to create their own custom groups of components and make them work the way they need them to.
A program is typically needed to give the model its functionality.
Once a model is generated, it is saved into the component library for that project meaning it can be re-used as many times as the user wants. Models can even be saved and transferred to other FS servers & projects.
One of the greatest things about a model is that if you make any changes to the core model, it will automatically update across the project. So if you have a model being used on 40 graphics...all you need to do is update the core model and it will automatically update on all 40 graphics.
How to Create a FIN Model
Create a brand new graphics page
Bring out your components, customize them & create a group
Add a unique tag to your group (this unique tag is what your program will run on)
Create a new program, name it and set it to run on your unique tag
Fill out your program, set up your variables & save your program
Test your program code in preview mode to make sure it works
Select your "group" and name it
Once you are happy with your group, select it and click the "save" button found in the properties panel.
Your model will now be saved into your Component graphics library and is completely re-usable as needed.