Creating Custom Item Fields
Custom item fields are fields that you can add to your item records to gather information specific to your business needs.
These records include the following Accounting and website item records:
assembly/bill of materials
To create or modify custom item fields:
Go to Customization > Lists, Records, & Fields > Item Fields.
On the Custom Item Fields page, each custom field is listed, with columns providing detailed information about the field and which records the field has been applied to.
Choose an option:
To edit an existing custom item field, click the field name in the Description column and then modify the field definition as needed.
To add a new custom Item field, click New.
For more information, see Creating a Custom Field.
Complete fields on the Custom Item Field page as needed, and then click Save.
Custom item fields can be indexed for global search. To include a custom field in global searches, check the Global Search box on its record. You cannot index a custom field for global search if None is selected for any Level for Search/Reporting option on the Access subtab of the custom field record. For more information, see Creating a Custom Field and Including Custom Fields in Global Search.
You can use SuiteCloud Development Framework (SDF) to manage custom items fields as part of file-based customization projects. For information about SDF, see SuiteCloud Development Framework Overview. You can use the Copy to Account feature to copy an individual custom item field to another of your accounts. Each custom item field page has a clickable Copy to Account option in the upper right corner. For information about Copy to Account, see Copy to Account Overview.
Here is an example of a custom item field.
When the custom item field is included on a form, it could look like the following example.
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