Deprecated - Custom Field Type: Store Values – System Variables
|This feature is deprecated and should no longer be used, but may still be available for reasons of backwards compatibility.|
Used to store an existing value from another field. The example above stores a value from a “parent” UTA entity to a level 2 item.
Value on the field is updated each time you save.
You can report on this field.
|Custom Field ID||The unique ID number associated with the custom field.||Not Applicable|
|Field Type||The list of available Field Types.||@fieldtype@|
|Field Name||The name of the field, used internally to reference the user's input;||@fieldname@|
|Caption||The leading question or prologue before the field.||@caption@|
|Display Order||The order (relative to other fields) in which this field is displayed.||@displayorder@|
|Description||Definition and general description of the custom field. Will not be displayed.||@description@|
- Variables: Reference to field to be stored. Example: The use of the @currentdate@, in this field can mimic a last modified date feature.
- Tool Tip: When the user hovers their mouse pointer over the caption of a field, the text in this section will appear.
- On New Record: Controls how the field should be displayed until record has been saved once.
- Always Display: Field will be exposed both before and after the record is saved.
- Hide on New Record: Field will be hidden until record is saved.
- Only Show on New Record: Field will be exposed until record is saved, and then it will be hidden. This option is useful for fields that provide instructions for filling out forms before saving.
- SmartField View - Include or exclude this field from SmartField Views (@SmartFields@) or only display this field for SmartField Views. See SmartField View for further details.
- Searchable: This field can be searched within the tracking application.
- Track Changes: Keeps track of changes made to this field.
- Hide Field: Field will be hidden.
- Disable Field From Global Search: Selecting this option means that the contents of this field will not be displayed in Global Search results.
- Enable Map Service: Enables the map icon that will launch the user’s selected map service (configured in Personal Settings) and display a map of the content of the field.
- Field Formatting Options: See the Field Formatting Options Wiki page.
- Value Storage: Enables linking two different custom fields to the same user data. See Value Stores To page.
Permissions & Availability Tab
- Visibility Condition: See the Visibility Condition Wiki page.
- Field Permission Matrix: See the Field Permission Matrix Wiki page.
- Role - Field Permissions: These settings allow you to control by Role who is allowed to view and/or modify the field.
- Status - Field Permissions: These settings allow you to control by the Status of the record whether or not the field can be viewed and/or modified. (Only present within the Universal Tracking Application)
- Type - Field Permissions: These settings allow you to control by the template of the record whether or not the field can be viewed and/or modified. (Only present within the Universal Tracking Application)