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2.16 Custom Fields Directory

This feature is currently in progress. As work progresses, this article will be updated. 

Account level custom fields allow account administrators to create custom fields that will allow users to add additional information to 

  • Audits (coming soon)
  • Internal Actions (coming soon)
  • Compliance Obligations (coming soon)

The custom fields directory lists all of the custom fields in the account. On this page, account administrators can create and edit custom fields by following the steps below.

Create a New Custom Field

To create a new custom field, go to the custom fields directory, and click “Create Custom Field”

On the resulting page, you will be able to enter the following information about your custom field. 

  • Title: The title of the custom field in the audit, action or compliance obligation that includes it. 
  • Description: The description of the custom field. This text will appear if a user hovers over the custom field title.
  • Type: This will determine the type of data that can be entered in the custom field. You can choose from the following options:
    • Text: Users can enter text
    • Date: Users can enter a date (YYYY-MM-DD)
    • User: Users can select a team, or a user that has access to the CO/CLCO
    • Risk: Users can calculate risk

When you are ready, click “Save” to add your custom field to the directory

Edit an Existing Custom Field

To edit an existing custom field, go to the custom fields directory and click on the name of the custom field that you would like to edit. 

On the resulting page you will be able to edit the name and description (coming soon) of your chosen custom field. 

Please note, once a custom field has been created, its type cannot be edited.

Delete a Custom Field

To delete an existing custom field, go to its edit page and click “Delete” at the bottom of the page.

Once you confirm that you would like to delete the custom field, it will be permanently removed from the account. 

Please note that once you delete a custom field, all of the data associated with it will be permanently removed from your account.

Merge Custom Fields (Coming Soon)

To merge one custom field into another, go to the custom fields directory and click on the name of the custom field that you would like to keep (destination custom field).

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “Merge”

In the resulting modal, select the custom field that you would like to merge into the current custom field (merged custom field). 

When you click save, the following things will happen

On the custom field directory page

  • The merged custom fields will disappear
  • Destination custom field will remain – none of its settings will be changed. 

In Audits, Actions, and Compliance Obligations

  • Where the merged custom field was included in an audit action or CO, the destination custom field should now be included.
  • The contents of the merged custom field should be displayed in the destination custom field.