Attributes Tab

View or modify each field on the Attributes tab, as described in Table 8-3. Field window Attributes tab field descriptions.

Table 8-3. Field window Attributes tab field descriptions

Field Name

Description

Parameter Col

Select the unique internal database table column for storing the value of this field. Choices are limited to 50 columns.

Display Only

Select whether the field can be updated or is read-only. Choices include:

  • Always. The field is only displayed and cannot be modified. (The field appears grayed-out similar to Component Type in Attributes Tab.)

  • Never. The value for the field can be modified.

  • Use Dependency Rules. Display of the field relies on the settings in the Dependencies tab.

Display

Option for the field to be visible in Submit Report: <Report Name> window.

Required

Select whether a value must be supplied for this field. Choices include:

  • Always. A value for this field is always required. (An asterisk will precede the field prompt in the report as shown for Show Columns in Figure 3-2. Data Source Detail report fields.)

  • Never. A value for this field is optional.

  • Use Dependency Rules. Requiring a value for this field relies on the settings in the Dependencies tab.