COPP Component type

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A COPP component type is a combination of program code, data, and settings that defines a specific use.
A COPP component type has a memory with variables and constants, that uses various memory types.
It also has methods with program code. The program has access to memory in the component. Also, it can call methods of its own and methods in other components through connectors. It is only these methods that have access to the memory.
A project can have many instances of the same component type. In that case, their variables are individually allocated in FLASH, volatile RAM, and non-volatile RAM. The type-information and program code of the methods are common.

Synonyms:
Component type, COPP component
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