This dialog is called from the Item menu. The scope of effect for this dialog is all the selected Records in the current Gallery. Thus ensure you have the right Record(s) selected before using this feature. The dialog allows you to select from the built-in Fields 'Keywords' and 'Description' plus any Custom Fields. For a simple, single value Field you see this:
The choices are:
Replace. This inserts the contents of what you enter in the 'With Value' box into all the Records being acted on.
Delete All. This clears the value of this Field in all the Records being acted on.
In a text box Field, such as Description, another option becomes available:
Append. If selected, the text in the 'With Value' box is appended to the end of the existing text.
In multi-value Fields such as Keywords, there are 2 different additional options besides Add/Replace All:
Delete. This deletes the contents of what you enter in the 'This Value' box from the existing values in this Field in all the Records being acted on.
Add. This adds the contents of what you enter in the 'With Value' box to the existing values in this Field in all the Records being acted on.
Replace. You now use both text boxes to specify both the replaced and new values for a Replace.
There is one further configuration you may see, when a Field uses a pre-defined list of values:
Here, with this multivalue Field we see the same dialog as for Keywords above but notice the two text boxes have drop-down lists. These drop-downs display the pre-defined list for the Field.
There is no 'Cancel' button on this dialog but it can be cancelled by clicking the small 'x' button at the top right corner of the dialog.
Question: Edit Field Values dialog (v6) [FAQ00275.htm]
Last Update:- 31 May 2006
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