# Edit Build Option (from Build Area) Dialog Box

The Edit Build Option (from Build Area) dialog box allows you to edit the properties of a build option.

 Field Description Rules and Guidelines Name Edit the name of the option. Description (Optional) Edit or add the description of the option. Value type Change the value type for the build option—freeform text, option rule, or option link. Value Edit the value of the freeform text build option. Appears only if Value type is set to freeform text. Build Tool Select a build tool from the drop-down list. Appears only if Value type is set to option rule. You must define a build tool before it will appear in the list. Group Select a build option group from the drop-down list. Appears only if Value type is set to option link. Option Select a specific build option. Appears only if Value type is set to option link.