Custom Attributes are available in IFS Cloud. This includes Custom Attributes created as Custom Fields in IFS Enterprise Explorer. Custom Attributes are added to pages in IFS Cloud Web using the Page Designer.
Types of Custom Object Attributes¶
Create a Custom Attribute¶
Steps to follow for all Custom Attributes
- Go to the Entity Configuration page in Solution Manager > Configuration > Entity Configurations.
- Select Configuration Entityfor which you want to create a Custom Attribute. You can either create a new Entity or search for an existing Entity.
- In the Custom Attributes section, add a new record to start the 'Add Custom Attribute' assistant to configure the custom attribute to your liking. For mote details see the sub sections on Persistent, Read Only respectively.
By default only the main view for an Entity will be extended with the new custom attribute. In some cases the Entity may have multiple views used by different application pages. In these cases you have to approve the relevant detail views manually.
Add Custom Attributes to Application Pages¶
After your custom attributes are published, they can be added to application pages.
- Go to the page where you want to show the attribute.
- Open the Page Designer and configure the page according to your preference.