Configuring Fields → Field Types and Settings → Binary/Trinary Fields
Binary/Trinary fields can store either two values or three values that are defined in SBM Composer. Binary/Trinary fields are also used to determine subtask status. The values provided as first, second, and third values correspond to actions based on subtask status.
The following Binary/Trinary field attributes can be modified for default fields in projects and transition fields. Attributes set for fields in the Default Fields list apply to all transitions; attributes set for fields for a transition apply only to that transition.
For projects, select this check box to override field properties inherited from the parent project or workflow.
Indicates that users are required to provide a value for this field. If a value was previously set for the field, the field label appears in green, italic text on forms.
Indicates that the field is available when users mass update items in a project. Mass updates allow users to simultaneously transition, update, or delete multiple primary items and to simultaneously update or delete multiple auxiliary items.
Indicates that users can view but not edit the field.
Indicates the pre-selected value for this field. For fields set to be displayed as a check box, "Checked" and "Not Checked" are available as default values.
You can view display settings for default Binary/Trinary fields. These settings are defined in SBM Composer and cannot be modified in Application Administrator.
Users select a value from a list populated with first, second, or trinary/third values. This option is available for Binary and Trinary fields.
Users select a value from a radio button list populated with the first, second, or trinary/third values. This option is available for Binary and Trinary fields.
The Logical Field Name field property is the label for the field. Users either select or clear the check box. This option is only available for Binary fields.
Indicates the values for the field. If the field is used to determine subtask status, the values can be used to specify which values relate to the three applicable subtask statuses: In Review/Progress, Accepted/Complete, and Rejected/Reverted.
Select to retain the field's current value when the transition is complete.
Select to clear the field's current value.
Select to use a default value for the field as the user executes the transition. You can then select a default value.
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