Defining Task Manager Attributes

To define a Task Manager attribute:

  1. On the Home page, click Application, and then click Task Manager.
  2. Click the Attributes tab on the left.
  3. Click New, and on the Properties tab, enter:
    • Name: You can enter a maximum of 80 characters.


      You can create an object using the same name that you used earlier and deleted. Any objects that were previously linked to the deleted object will be associated with the new object.

    • Description: You can enter a maximum of 255 characters.
    • Type:

      • Date

      • Date/Time

      • Integer: You can enter value -2147483648 to 2147483647.

      • List: You can enter a maximum of 255 characters.

        If you select List, enter a list of valid responses to the question.

      • Multi-Line Text

        If you select Multi-Line Text, enter the Number of Lines, from 3 to 50 lines. Multi-Line Text determines how many lines of text are visible, without scrolling, on the Actions dialog boxes. The maximum length should be less than 4,000 characters.

        Select Include Attachments if you want to include an Attachments section on the Actions dialog box.

      • Number You can enter value xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxxx (17 digits and 9 decimal places).

        If you select Number, click the Format tab and select number formatting options:

        • For Decimal Places, enter a value for the number of decimal places to display.

        • For Display As Percentage, check the box if you want a percentage to display.
        • Select the Thousands Separator option if you want numbers to display a thousands separator (for example, 1,000.00)

        • From the Currency Symbol list, select a currency symbol, for example, Dollars ($).

        • From the Negative Number list, select how to display negative numbers, for example, (123).

        • From the Scale list, select a scale value for numbers, for example, 1000.

      • Text You can enter a maximum of 4000 characters.

      • True/False

      • User

      • Yes/No

      • Calculation - Select to add logical and mathematical functions for attributes.

        See Defining Calculation Attributes.