Working with Items → Working with Multiple Items at Once → Using the Rich Editable Grid → Field Considerations for the Rich Editable Grid
You can include all field types in the Rich Editable Grid. The information in this topic provides guidance on working with each field type.
When fields are set as required for the transition and do not appear in the report, a pop-up will appear with the fields for you to enter values.
When you switch to edit mode and select a row, default values may be populated if they are set for the fields in your report.
If your report contains an independent field without its dependent fields, you are prompted to add the dependent fields to the report when you modify the independent field values. This enables you to see the values changed for dependent fields based on changes to independent fields.
Fields that contain over 250 selection values are always set as searchable in the Editable Grid. This applies to User, Multi-User, Single Selection, Multi-Selection, Single Relational, and Multi-Relational fields.
Values for some system fields, such as State, Active/Inactive (for primary items), Owner, and Secondary Owner, cannot be modified using the Editable Grid.
If you have appropriate permissions, you can modify the Project field if it appears in your report. Select the field and choose from the available projects in the drop-down list.
You can modify values for Date/Time fields by manually typing values in the format indicated below the field when it is selected. You can also use the Calendar pop-up to specify a date.
The following information applies to Date/Time fields:
Keywords, such as startof_lastmonth and endof_lastyear, can be used in the Editable Grid. These values are converted to date and time values when you save your changes. For a list of keywords, refer to Using Date/Time Keywords.
This feature used by Elapsed Time fields is not supported in the grid.
You can type values for Numeric fields by manually typing values in the format indicated below the field when it is selected.
You can modify Text field values by typing directly in the row, or by clicking the edit icon. The edit box is recommended for typing or pasting large amounts of text.
The following information applies to Text fields:
The following information applies to Single Selection, Multi-Selection, User, Multi-User, Multi-Group, Single Relational, and Multi-Relational fields.
For fields that are set to allow searching, type your search criteria in the box, click the down arrow to return results, and then select values as needed.
To view previously selected values for multi-selection fields, click the down arrow.
These field types cannot be modified in the Editable Grid.
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