Specify the Attribute Type:
Input: Input is the default, and the Validations tab is enabled.
For periods that have been opened and form instances created, the modified validation rule does not apply. Changes made apply only to new form instances.
Calculated: If type is Calculated, then the Calculated tab is enabled.
Changing the attribute type overrides previously specified Validations or Calculations. You cannot change this setting after the Attribute is created.
Date and Time
Click Add and enter values for the attribute. List is local to the Data Set and can't be shared among other Data Sets.
If you select Number, select formatting options to override the defaults set in the Preferences section of System Settings. See Defining Preferences.
For Decimal Places, enter the number of decimal places to display.
Select Thousands Separator to display a thousands separator (for example, 1,000.00). The system displays the thousands separator symbol for the user locale.
In Currency, select the currency, for example, (INR)
In Negative Number, select how to display negative numbers; for example, (123).
To scale a number, in Scale, select from 1000 to 1000000000000
Text (255 characters maximum)
True or False
Yes or No
If the attribute is required, you must enter value in this field during data entry.
If Use Value is populated, the system applies the value entered by the designer for any record created by the user.
You can change the default value during data entry.
You must save the attribute before including it in a calculation.
The creator can create a special validation rule for the value entered by the user.
To add a conditional expression:
To add a calculation expression:
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Assign Value to List, and then select the Attribute value.
You must have saved the List attribute values.
Return an attribute value based on the assignment to a List member.
For a given attribute, return attribute value A if specified conditions have been met. If the conditions have not been met, return attribute value B.
Assign List From Value
Based on the value of an attribute, return the related member from the list.
Calculate an attribute using common mathematical expressions.
Round attribute to the specified number of digits. The default is 2.
Paste together text attributes. This includes literal strings and automatically converting non-text attributes to strings.
Changes to data set attributes apply only to subsequent data collection periods.