View and/or Change Custom Defined Fields

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You can change the label, description, and active status of CDFs. You can also change the values for multiple selection or single selection CDFs. To view and/or change custom defined fields:

  1. From the Customisation menu, select Data Inventory Manager.
  2. DIM category.png
  3. In the left pane of the Data Inventory Manager window, select the data category where the CDF is.
  4. In the right pane of the Data Inventory Manager window, select the CDF and click the FieldViewIcon.png button.
  5. CDF editor3.png CDF editor2.png
  6. The CDF editor looks different depending on data type.
  7. Change the information as needed.
  8. Click the Save button.
Note.jpg Changing a CDF will not automatically update existing Data Entry Form Templates that use the CDF.

Copy button

This button facilitate copying the different values to other software e.g. Word and Excel.

  1. Click on the Copy button.
  2. Switch to other software.
  3. Paste in values by using e.g. Ctrl+V.