Custom Fields Overview

Get started now: How to Add or manage Custom Field user guide

The Custom Fields Overview in the Repository Model main menu is where a Nodinite Administrator manages Custom Fields.

Custom Fields are part of the Repository Model and is a key feature of Nodinite. There is a specific article for the Custom Fields topic. Make sure to read and understand the basic concepts before continuing.


In the Custom Fields Overview you will find a sortable list of defined Custom Fields. A large list of Custom Fields can be narrowed down by typing characters into the filter text box.

Custom Fields
*Custom Fields Overview with the list of defined Custom Fields *

Manage Custom Fields

The available functionality for Managing Custom Fields are:

  • Add new Custom Fields
  • Edit existing Custom Fields
  • Delete Custom Fields
  • Restore deleted Custom Fields
  • Filter
    • Filter on Custom Field Type (Text, File, ... custom plugin)
  • Sort
  • Copy API URL for use in custom Reports

Add new Custom Fields

To create a new Custom Fields simply click on the "Add Custom Fields" button to open the Custom Fields editor.
Add Button

You can also clone an existing Custom Fields by opening the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Duplicate" menu item.
MenuActionButton
Click 'Duplicate' menu item to clone an existing Custom Fields

Edit Custom Fields

To Edit an existing Custom Fields simply click on the link in the Name column or open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Edit" menu item.
MenuActionButton
Click 'Edit' menu item to edit an existing Custom Fields

Delete Custom Fields

To Delete an existing Custom Fields open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Delete" menu item.
MenuActionButton
Click 'Delete' menu item to Delete an existing Custom Fields

Restore deleted Custom Fields

To Restore a deleted Custom Fields you must first check the "Show deleted Custom Fields " checkbox.

When checked deleted Custom Fields will be included in the list*

Then open the menu from the "Actions" button and click on the "Restore" menu item.
MenuActionButton
Click 'Restore' menu item to Restore a deleted Custom Fields

Copy API URI

From the "Copy API URI" modal you get the underlying REST API call that was made against the Web API. Simply click the "Copy API URI" to open the modal to get the query string.

Nodinite promotes the use of custom Reports


Frequently asked questions / Troubleshooting

You can create new, edit and delete Custom Fields using the Nodinite Web Client.

How do I create a new Custom Fields?

Simply follow the user guide "Add or manage Custom Field".


Next Step

Add or manage Custom Field

Custom Fields - Learn more about the definition of a Custom Fields
Repository Model - Learn more about the whole repository concept
Repository Overview - Manage the Repository Model within the Web ClientCS