Get Empowered: Review Window and the Processing Method | Tip #86, Custom Fields

By September 12, 2018


Tip #86: Creating Custom Fields in Empower (Part 5)

Welcome back to Get Empowered! In the last Empower tip-of-the-week post for Empower CDS Software, we learned how to create a Peak Custom Field. (Tip #85)

Creating Custom Fields in Empower:

  • #82: The basic steps on creating a Custom Field
  • #83: How to create a Custom Sample Set Field
  • #84: How to create a Component Custom Field
  • #85: How to create a Peak Custom Field

This week, we will learn how to copy a Custom Field from one Project to another (Part 5).

Let’s get started.

There are two ways to copy a Custom Field from one project to another project.

The first way is when you create a new Custom Field.

Step 1

On the Name Entry screen in the wizard, click the radio button for Multiple Projects and then click Finish (Figure 1).

Empower Tips: Name Entry screen | Figure 1

Figure 1

Step 2

The Custom Fields: Select Project(s) dialogue box opens.  Select the projects you want to copy the new Custom Field to and then click OK (Figure 2).

Empower Tips: New Custom Field copied to multiple projects | Figure 2

Figure 2

A warning message will appear, click OK.  The new Custom Field has been copied to multiple projects.

 

The second way is copying an existing Custom Field into other projects.

Step 3

From the Custom Fields tab of the project properties, highlight the Custom Field you want to copy and then click Save to Project (Figure 3).

Empower Tips: Highlight the Custom Field to copy | Figure 3

Figure 3

Step 4

The Custom Fields: Select Project(s) dialogue box opens.  Select the projects you want to copy the existing Custom Field to and then click OK (Figure 4).

Empower Tips: Existing Custom Field copied to multiple projects | Figure 4

Figure 4

A warning message will appear, click OK.  The existing Custom Field has been copied to multiple projects.

 

It’s that easy!

Final Notes: This procedure can be followed using the QuickStart or Pro interface.

 

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Next week in Empower Tip #87 – We’ll continue our series on Custom Fields and learn how to modify Custom Fields (Part 6)

 

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