Renaming reordering and deleting object data fields

You can change the name of any field to better suit your object data summary. You can also change the location of fields to make them appear in a logical order on the data summary.

You can delete any data field except for CDRStaticID. When you delete a field, you also delete all data entered for that field in the active document.

To rename a data field

1 Click Tools, Object Data Manager.

2 In the Object Data Docker, click jJ , Field Editor.

3 Choose the name of the data field you want to change from the list.

4 Type a new name in the box and press ENTER.

To reorder data fields

1 Follow steps 1 and 2 from the previous procedure.

2 Reorder the names of the fields in the list box by dragging to get the order you want.

As you drag, the cursor changes to indicate the field's position in the list.

To delete a data field

1 Click Tools, Object Data Manager.

2 In the Object Data Docker, click jJ , Field Editor.

3 Choose the field's name from the list box at the left side of the dialog box.

To choose multiple fields, hold down SHIFT as you choose the field names.

4 Click the Delete Field(s) button.

After creating all the data fields you want for your drawing, you can create your database. The Object Data Docker and the Object Data Manager provide all the commands and features you need to add and edit object information.

You can access the Object Data Field Editor dialog box by double-clicking a field name in the Object Data Docker.

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