About editing object attributes

An object can have attributes in a number of different formats. Attributes can contain text, a number, a date, or a value that you select from a list.

The following table describes how to edit object attributes.

For this type of control...Do this..
Text field text_attribute.gif Click the field and type text. If the field allows multiple lines of text, text wraps to the next line. To start a new line, press ENTER.
Selection list valid_set.gif Click the down arrow, and select a value from the list.
Multiple value field multivalue_attribute.gif Click the down arrow, and select a value from the list, or enter a value for a text field. To add another value, click the Add button, and complete the new field. To delete a value, select it and press DELETE.
Multiple column multiple value multifield_mv_attribute.gif

In each column, click the down arrow, and select a value from the list or enter a value for a text field. To add another row, click the Add button, and complete the details for that row.

To delete a value, select it and press DELETE.

Date and time field

date_attribute.gif

Use the date picker or

Click the field, and enter a date in the following format:

dd-mon-yyyy [hh:mm:ss]

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