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How to Modify a Custom Field - WKB69019

Article number: 69019

OBJECTIVE or GOAL

Welcome back to Get Empowered! In the last Empower tip-of-the-week post for Empower CDS Software, we learned how to copy a Custom Field from one project to another (Tip #86).

Creating Custom Fields in Empower:

  • #82: The basic steps on creating a Custom Field
  • #83: How to create a Custom Sample Set Field
  • #84: How to create a Component Custom Field
  • #85: How to create a Peak Custom Field
  • #86: How to copy a Custom Field from one project to another

This week, we will learn how to modify a Custom Field (Part 6).

Let’s get started.

ENVIRONMENT

  • Empower

PROCEDURE

  1. From the Custom Fields tab of the project properties, highlight the Custom Field you want to edit (in this case, a Sample Custom Field) and then click Edit.
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  1. Make the changes and click OK.
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  1. If the Custom Field lives in more than one project, you will see a list of the projects. Highlight the project or projects you want to save the modified Custom Field into and click OK.
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A warning message will appear, click OK. The modified Custom Field has been saved.

  1. Now let’s modify a Peak Custom Field, which is a formula. Once again, highlight the Custom Field and click Edit. The formula appears at the bottom of the window. Click Edit Formula.
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  1. Make the changes and click Finish.
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  1. Click OK.
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  1. If the Custom Field lives in more than one project, you will see a list of the projects. Highlight the project or projects you want to save the modified Custom Field into and click OK.
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A warning message will appear. Click OK. The modified Custom Field has been saved.

It’s that easy!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This procedure can be followed using the QuickStart or Pro interface.

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