System ➔ General ➔ Free fields
Free fields are the extra fields provided for you to include
additional information about your master data. With this flexibility, you can
change the description of the free fields according to your needs. As such, you
can apply a label to the free field and include extra information based on the
label of the free field. In addition, you can label the free fields in several
languages depending on the license that you are using.
The information in this document is applicable to product
update 407 and higher. If you have versions lower than this, certain features
explained here will not be applicable.
Select the language that you want to use to customize a free
field. Language options are dependent on the licenses you have.
Note: The customized free
fields are only visible in the language that you have selected at the System ➔ General ➔ User settings path under the language section.
For more information on how to select the language in User
settings, see Overview
of user settings: General.
Select the table for the free fields that you want to
customize. The available options include Projects, People, General
ledger transactions, Currencies, Item, Assets, Journals, Accounts, General
ledger accounts, Structures, Contact persons,
and Warehouse locations.
This displays the descriptions of the columns that exist in
the selected table.
This displays the names of the columns that exist in the
This displays the names that you have created.
Click this to configure the free fields of the selected
table. For more information, see Configuring
Click this to view your modified customized descriptions in
the free fields or to update the table after you have created customized
descriptions in the free fields.
Click this to type or edit the description of the selected
Click this to delete the customized description of the
selected free field.
Click this to exit.