Configuring the Default Value for a Custom User Field

To configure the default value for a custom user field:

  1. If the Field: <Field Name> window is open, skip to step 8, otherwise, continue to step 2.

  2. Log on to PPM.

  3. From the menu bar, select Open > Administration > Open Workbench.

    The PPM Workbench opens.

  4. From the shortcut bar, select Configuration > User Data.

    The User Data Workbench opens.

  5. Click List.

    The Results tab lists the available user data types.

  6. In the User Data Type column, double-click Program User Data.

    The User Data Context: Program User Data window opens to the Fields tab.

  7. On the Fields tab, double-click the row that displays the field for which you want to configure a default value(s).

    The Field: <Field Name> window opens to the Attributes tab.

  8. Click the Default tab.

  9. Enter the following information:

    1. To indicate that the field is to have a default value, in the Default Type list, do one of the following:

      • To specify that the field default is to be a constant value, select Constant.

      • To specify that the field default is to have no default, select None.

    2. If you specified a constant default type, then in the Visible Value list, select the constant value.

  10. Do one of the following:

    • Continue to configure the new custom field.

    • To save the custom field and close the Field window, click OK, and then, in the User Data Context window, click OK.