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How do I add or rename columns in my worksheet in PHAWorks RA Edition?

Renaming Columns

Column can be renamed using context menu commands (Rename <Displayed Text>). New names propagate throughout the project. When renaming worksheet column heading, you select three usages - Singular, Plural, Column usage, and Group Heading.

  • Singular Usage - Enter how singular reference (e.g., Section header name on the right side of the Nodes tab) to this item should appear. Also used when referencing one item with the References feature <see References>.
  • Plural Usage - Enter how plural reference (e.g., Tab label, Section header name on the left side of the Nodes tab) to this item should appear. Also used when referencing  multiple items with the References feature <see References> and other locations.
  • Column Usage -  Enter the name to be shown when items is displayed as a column (e.g., Column header in the worksheet, Report columns, Column header in the table on the left side of the Nodes tab).
  • Group Heading - Enter name required for the column group heading.
  • Restore Default - For the column headings, you can restore back to the default names using selecting Restore Default. The Restore Default button will be displayed when the column names have been modified.

Renaming Group Names

Group names can be renamed using context menu (Rename Group Heading).

  • Rename Group Heading - Enter name required for the column group heading.

Adding Columns

Adding columns can be completing using the context menu (Add Column).

Select the Type of Column to Add

When adding columns, you must first select the type of column

  • Primary - Used for entry of text information and is the only column that can have child columns associated with it.
  • Attribute (Standard) - Only one entry allowed for each parent entry
  • Attribute (List) - One or more entries allowed for each parent entry
  • Attribute (Date) - Date value for selected parent entry
  • Attribute (Checkbox) - Provide a yes / no designation for entries.
  • Numerical - Stores and validates information as a numerical value.
  • Formula - Provides a field for user entered formulas.

Specify a Name for the New Column

Once you selected the field type, you select four usages for names - Singular, Plural, Column, and Group Heading

  • Singular Usage - Enter how singular reference (e.g., Section header name on the right side of the Nodes tab) to this item should appear. Also used when referencing one item with the References feature <see References>.
  • Plural Usage - Enter how plural reference (e.g., Tab label, Section header name on the left side of the Nodes tab) to this item should appear. Also used when referencing  multiple items with the References feature <see References> and other locations.
  • Column Usage -  Enter the name to be shown when items is displayed as a column (e.g., Column header in the worksheet, Report columns, Column header in the table on the left side of the Nodes tab).
  • Group Heading - Enter name required for the column group heading.

Configure New Column

After entering the name, you then configure the column.

  • Parent - Select what parent field the new field should be associated with.
  • Position - The position where the field should be located (Before / After) the selected field.
  • User ID - The User ID is a unique identifier used to identify the field.
  • Views - What view the column is to be displayed in
  • Display Format - If entering a Numerical or Formula column, you select the display format.

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