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.

Field type Action

Text

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Click the field and enter text. If the field allows multiple lines of text, text wraps to the next line. To start a new line, press ENTER.

Single selection list

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Click the down arrow, and select a value from the list.

Multiple value attribute

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Type or select a value.

To add a value above the current one, click mva_up.gif

To add a value below the current one, click mva_down.gif

To delete a value, click mva_del.gif

Column

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In each field, type or select a value.

To add a value above the current value, click mva_up.gif

To add a value below the current value, click mva_down.gif

To delete a value, click mva_del.gif

Date and time

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

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

You can also click the calendar button and select a date in the Calendar dialog box.

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