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Creating Custom Column Labels in Cabinet


 Is it possible to add more columns to the folder list view?


Yes. Use the following steps to create and apply columns to the folder list.

1. From SAFE, open the "Options" Menu from the task bar.

2. Select the "Client" tab, click the "Custom Columns" subtab.

3. Create new column labels.

    A. Click "Add" from the "Custom Columns" tab. The "Select Items..." window will appear.

    B. Choose the Repository from the "Pick Repository" drop-down list.

    C. Select the cabinet name from the "Cabinet" list and click "OK". The "Custom Columns Edit" window will appear.

    D. Create up to 5 labels using the Ellipsis ("...") buttons.

    E. Once you have created the desired labels, click "Save" from the "Custom Columns Edit" window.

    F. Click "Save" from the "Custom Columns" tab.

4. Add the newly created columns to the folder view.

    A. Once the columns have been created, exit then relaunch SAFE.

    B. Open the cabinet that you created the columns for.

    C. Right-click on one of the folder columns and select "Column Chooser" from the menu. The "Customization" window will appear.

    D. Drag-and-drop the columns that you created one at a time from the "Customization" window to the folder columns bar.

Columns can be reorganized simply by dragging and dropping them into the desired order.


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  1. Chris Kajano

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