Checking Document fields are correct
From the navigation menu, click Setup, and select Project Settings.
Click Documents and select Document Fields.
- Check that all Document Fields are correct, as per your Project Configuration document.
Check for the following:
- Are the document fields labeled correctly?
- Are the correct document fields marked as mandatory?
- Have the correct document field types been used? (for example select lists, or text fields)
- Are the fields you have selected searchable?
Some document fields must always be included on an Aconex project
Some document fields must be included on every project. These fields either:
- can't be edited
- allow you to make only minor changes.
While these fields must be included in your project, you can configure most so they are not mandatory for project participants to complete.
|Must be included on your project||Field type||Can you make changes be made to this field?|
|Document No||Document Number||No|
|Title||Text||You can choose whether this field is mandatory|
|Type||Select List (Single)||You can edit the list values|
|Status||Select List (Single)||You can choose whether this field is mandatory|
|File||File||You can choose whether this field is mandatory|
|Print Size||Text||You can choose whether this field is mandatory|
|Review Status||Select List (Single)||No|
|Date Uploaded||Date range||You can choose whether this field is mandatory|
|Uploaded by||Number||You can choose whether this field is mandatory|
Confidential is one of the mandatory document fields.
Some document fields do not have to be included on your project
Any fields marked in bold, and where the Use Field checkbox is available, do not have to be included on your project.
If you need to add another document field to your project
1. Determine what type of field you need to add.
|Select list (single)||A project participant can only select one value from this list.|
|Select list (multiple)||A project participant can select as many values from this list as they need to.|
|Text||The project participant can type any text into this field.|
If you need to make a document field mandatory
In the mandatory column check the mandatory box next to the required document fields.
Check your changes
You can check how your changes will appear to project participants.
- Click the Preview button.
Save your changes
When you have confirmed that all document fields are correct for your project, and made any necessary changes, click Save in the top right hand corner.