Advanced Settings: Properties
Accessing Property Settings
If you wish to edit or create your own Properties, you can do so in Advanced Settings, which can be reached by the following steps:
- Click on the Settings icon () in the Toolbar
- Click onto the Data Types tab
- At the top of the Properties section, click on the Edit button
- To edit an existing property, select the property from the list
- To create a new property, click on the Add button at the bottom of the list
Editing Property Fields
The tables below describes all of the settings that are available when editing or creating your own Item Types.
|Name|| A label for this item type, which will be used throughout the interface.
|| A short text value (e.g. "Cost", "Status", "Notes", etc.)
|Format|| Specify the type of data that this property will hold, and how they will be shown in the inspector:
||Choose from the available options|
|Enabled|| Determines whether this Property is used in the timeline or not.
When this is not selected, the Property will not be available in your timeline and any existing property values will be removed.
Disabling the Property is the equivalent of deleting it, except it remains in the list for you to activate later.
|Calculate parent values from children|| When enabled, values for parent items are calculated based on the values of their children.
This field is not available for text or list values.
|Indicate Item Completion|| When enabled, items will be considered "complete" and shown with a line through the text based on the value of this field.
Only available for the following field types:
|Calculation Mode|| When "Calculate parent values from children" is enabled, this field specifies the type of calculation used.
Available values change based on the field type:
|Choose from available options|
|Options|| When the field type is List of options, this section allows you to specify which options are present in the list.
To add items, type a value and hit Enter. The form will automatically grow, allowing you to add more options.
|Type a short string for each option you want included in the list of options|
|Applies to Item Types|| Select the item types that will include this property in the Inspector.
This mirrors the setting in the Item Types tab.